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We Need to Rewrite the Constitution to Stop Voter Suppression

K. Sabeel Rahman

We’ve reshaped society before to make America more equitable. We can do it again.

Reconstruction was not a blueprint, and suffered from its own limitations—particularly its silence on women’s rights and uneasy relationship with immigration. But the experience of Reconstruction reminds us of the realities of power and violence that have historically blocked efforts at democracy reform—and the level of aspiration we should have in 2020 and beyond. 

Read more at Slate