Black votes count : political empowerment in Mississippi after 1965 /
Describes black Mississippians' battle for meaningful voting rights, bringing the story up to 1986, when Mississippi elected its first black member of Congress in this century.
Chapel Hill :
The University of North Carolina Press,
|Series:||UNC Press law publications.
Civil rights and social justice.
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HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice
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Table of Contents:
- Mississippi in 1965: the struggle for the right to vote
- Mississippi's massive resistance to Black political empowerment
- The judicial response to massive resistance: Allen v. State board of elections
- The struggle against discriminatory legislative redistricting
- The impact of the struggle for Black political participation on Mississippi politics
- The impact of Mississippi legislation on national voting rights law
- Race and Mississippi politics: changes and continuitites.