Reapportionment fallout

Maginnis, John
July 1995
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);7/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
Opinion. Presents the insights of New Orleans, Louisiana businessman Cleo Fields over the Supreme Court's ruling on congressional reapportionment. Creation of a majority-black district; Discrimination in voting.


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