Alabama Voters Decide Not To Remove Racist Language From Constitution

Posted by | November 7, 2012 09:43 | Filed under: Top Stories

With most of the vote counted more than 60% of voters in Alabama voted down Amendment 4, likely because of the proposal’s poison pill.

The amendment would have removed language mandating poll taxes and separate black and white schools. A similar amendment failed within the last decade.

Black legislators and the Alabama Education Association opposed the amendment because it left in a 1956 amendment that declared that Alabama children did not have a right to a public education.

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