Susan Watson is executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama.
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Friday, October 09, 2015
Alabama’s DMV Shutdown Has Everything to Do With Race
Don’t believe a word of it: It’s all about race. Despite state officials’ quick denial that the closing of 31 Alabama DMVs has nothing to do with race, it is a fact that the closures – mostly in poor, majority black counties – disproportionately hurts Black voters. Period. Fifty years ago in Selma...