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Gerrymandering has a long history in the United States, but within the last decade North Carolina has become the face of some of the most egregious practices in the country. Congressional and state legislative districts throughout the state have empowered one party while crippling the other. Representative Pricey Harrison of the North Carolina House of Representatives; Saumya Narechania, director of census and community engagement at National Democratic Redistricting Committee; LaTosha Brown, cofounder of Black Voters Matter; and moderator Shaniqua McClendon, political director for Crooked Media, discuss the complicated and controversial practice.
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