quote:Originally posted by HeruStar:
The fact that the law still lives just further emphasizes our value. The question that is probably keeping the law alive is "Are black people worth the hassle of revising the system?" Obviously the answer is no.
You have it inverted.
The value, the power, of the vote of African america is of such significance it must be kept under the power of European America. Gutting the law puts that power at the discretion and power of the States.
Either way, European America holds the repressive hand.
And...it does not even makes want to holler.
We just rationalize it away as 'inevitable', AND go right back to 'selling wolf tickets.'
Oh I'll do this. Yeah and I'll do that.
Yada, yada, yada.