Voting Rights: Where North Carolina & The Rest Of The Country Stands

Members of North Carolina student chapters of the NAACP  and opponents of voter ID legislation wear tape over their mouths while sitting silently in the gallery of the House chamber of the North Carolina General Assembly where lawmakers debated and voted on voter identification legislation in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)August 15, 2013 – Segment 3

We return to the topic of voting rights, in light of the passing of what might be the most strict voting law in the country, earlier this week in North Carolina. We talk to:

  • ER Shipp, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Journalist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Journalism at Morgan State University;
  • Brentin Mock, New Orleans-based journalist and reporter for Colorlines; 
  • and Ari Berman, contributing writer for The Nation magazine.