Meghan Tinsley is a Presidential Fellow in Ethnicity and Inequalities at the University of Manchester. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Boston University. Her research concerns race, nationalism, violence, and the memory of empire. Learn more about her work on her website.
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Saturday, November 03, 2018
Civil Rights and Voter Suppression in the US
On 27 September 2018, Crystal Mason waved farewell to her three children and surrendered to authorities in Fort Worth, Texas. She entered a federal prison, where she would begin a five-year sentence. Her crime? Attempting to vote in the 2016 US presidential election. Mason is one of two people –...