Race clouds battle over photo ID for MN voters

Star Tribune.  February 20, 2012.

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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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