Did you read about the Voting Rights Act, Texas, and Nazis? | Bleader

Did you read about the Voting Rights Act, Texas, and Nazis?


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Hey, did you read:

• For a little background: this 2012 story about the battle over reproductive rights in Texas? Sam Worley

• That by striking down part of the Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court has likely restricted ballot access for not just minority voters but also "the poor, the elderly, and the ill of all races"? Mick Dumke

• The Wall Street Journal's breakdown of today's Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8? Julia Thiel

• That local tech blogger Ron May's final scoop was his own death? Tal Rosenberg

• About how Jewish studio bosses in Hollywood collaborated with Nazis during the 1930s to censor movies? (More background here.) Aimee Levitt

• About Tomas Saraceno's "In Orbit" exhibition at K21 Staendehaus in Dusseldorf, which suspends visitors 65 feet above the museum's main piazza? Kevin Warwick

• That if you happen to be in London between now and August, you should visit artist Leandro Erlich's optical illusion house? Gwynedd Stuart

Dwight Garner's review of ?uestlove's memoir Mo' Better Blues? (?uestlove "frets about hip-hop’s future, now that only 'conspicuous consumption and conspicuous charisma' seem to matter.") Steve Bogira