A sign for a polling station is shown here. (Photo by Erik Hersman)

Five Ways Courts Say Texas Discriminated Against Black And Latino Voters

By Lois Beckett and Suevon Lee How does Texas discriminate against minority voters? Federal judges counted the ways. Last Tuesday, a panel of federal court judges ruled that new district maps drawn by Texas’ Republican-controlled legislature weakened the influence of Latino voters and in some cases evinced “discriminatory intent” against both Latinos and African Americans. Two days later, […]