Opinion: Legislative roadblocks to voting are reminders of our shameful past

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN ABC24 News. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Voter suppression is very much alive and well in 2021. The cruel violence that once accompanied it has been replaced by underhanded legislative tactics at various statehouses controlled by Republicans.


U.S. Rep. John Lewis voter suppression Tim Rudd Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle

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