Read the following articles below and write an essay about it.
Read Guinier. Explain her main argument. Be sure to address (1) page
a. What was the Voting Rights Act supposed to accomplish?
b. What does she think are the limitations regarding its ability to promote racial justice?
c. What does she propose as an alternative?
d. Why do you think of her proposal? Why?
Read several of the shorter remaining think pieces: For instace, read part 2, 3 and 6 or part 4,5
and 6. You don’t need to read in depth.
A. What are the different assumptions about voting being conveyed?
B. What is your position? (Not who are you voting or not voting for, but what’s your philosophy
about voting itself (ie voting for candidate for major party, vs, 3rd party, vs not voting, etc; Is
voting important? Why or why not?)