Race clouds battle over photo ID for MN voters

Star Tribune.  February 20, 2012.


The issue strikes deep emotions among black voters, according to Moran and Nick Muhammad, an organizer for Neighborhoods Organizing for Change. "What I see in this voter ID bill is nothing more than a 21st-century Jim Crow legislation," said Moran, one of four black members of the Legislature.

"We paid a dear price to get the right to vote,'' said Muhammad. "I don't see any excuse ... to blatantly target people who fought so hard to become a part of this society."


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