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Virginia Moves To Make Election Day A State Holiday By Removing The Holiday Honoring Confederate Generals

Richmond’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Virginia Senate passed a bill that would eliminate Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday in favor of making Election Day a state holiday. Celebrated on the Friday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day each January, Lee-Jackson Day honors Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. SB 601, introduced by Sen. Louise Lucas [photo], …

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Black Texas Voter Suffers Racist Rant From Poll Worker: “If You Call The Police, You’ll Go To Jail, Cuz I’m White”

The Houston Chronicle reports: Rolanda Anthony went to vote at her polling location before 8 a.m. at Iglesia Bautista Libre in north Houston where a poll worker, Evelyn Tillman, told her there was an issue with her address in the system and she needed to fill out a residency verification form. Anthony told her, “Ma’am, I’ve been living here for …

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