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Racial gerrymandering was once evil in the United States

Dr. Charles G. Gomillion, Source — Tuskegee University — Civil Rights Collection

After the U.S. Supreme Court again upheld racial gerrymandering in a case in Alabama, Monday, I immediately thought of the legendary Charles G. Gomillion. Gomillion was a professor at Tuskegee University, in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1957 when he sued to challenge racial gerrymandering in Alabama (the city of Tuskegee) and won.

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