Benjamin Barber is an intern with the Institute for Southern Studies. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina. Benjamin previously interned with the Equal Justice Initiative in Alabama and served as the historian for the North Carolina NAACP Youth and College Division.
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Saturday, March 30, 2019
The Partisan Gerrymandering Cases That Could Shape the Future of Southern Politics
The 2018 midterm elections resulted in a surge in turnout for Democratic voters across the South, but the increase in Democratic participation didn't translate directly to an increase in Democratic power because of gerrymandering — the drawing of electoral district lines to benefit one party or...