Supreme Court: ‘Racism Is Pretty Much Over, Right?'

What part of "vast conspiracy to suppress voter turnout" didn't the Supreme Court understand?

Three things I'd like to add as food for thought in anticipation of the really fun comment conversation that I'm sure will arise:

  • First, we have fact-checked this video. 

  • Second, in spite of the many efforts to create tighter, fraud-proof voting regulations, over the years I have found no convincing evidence that voter fraud is, well, real. 
  • Third, requiring IDs to vote makes it harder for citizens to exercise their constitutional right to vote — it is an obstacle to democracy. Insurmountable? No. But an obstacle all the same.
via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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