Oh, the world can be whimsical.
So, on the same day that Rosa Parks got a statue in Congress, commemorating her courageous actions in the Civil Rights movement, the Supreme Court began hearings to gut the Voting Rights Act.
Most indications appear to suggest that there are five votes on the Court to strike down the measures.
Hey, the way I see it, you might lose your protection, but you got a statue! That seems a fair trade.
A suggestion. Instead of "We Shall Overcome" as the anthem of Civil Rights, how about using a song from South Pacific. "This Nearly Was Mine."
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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