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Topic - Edward Blum
The Supreme Court this week will take up a potentially landmark case that could end almost five decades of Justice Department intervention that gives the federal government control over voting decisions in states and localities with a history of discrimination.
With Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's Senate confirmation all but assured later this week, the only guessing game left is the margin of her pending victory.
That's says a lot about us, about Americans today," says Edward Blum, co-author of "The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America."
"We are a different and better nation today so it is only right that our federal laws should treat each of the 50 states equally," said Mr. Blum in statement after the Supreme Court held oral arguments on the case in February.