Bill Moyers interviewed University of Delaware history professor Gary May on his show last night. Professor Gary May's new book, "Bending Towards Justice" is essential reading. Acclaimed historian Gary May puts the 2013 Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective.<quoted text>
Racism is also a form of public protest.
Get your priorities, definitions and cognizance fixed, Bag Lady.
“You know, sometimes, we see this story as one of Martin Luther King and Lyndon Johnson — they get together and we have the Voting Rights Act. But, of course, it’s a much larger story,” May tells Bill.“It’s a perfect example of the value of collective change to bring about progress in this country, people getting together and being committed and willing to risk their very lives to bring something when the country desperately needs it.”