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Sharpton: Supreme Court's decision a devastating blow for civil rights

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court justices have struck down a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, effectively ending the practice that states and municipalities with a history of racial discrimination have to clear changes in voting procedures with the federal government. SCOTUS Blog’s Tom Goldstein and MSNBC’s Rev. Al Sharpton and Chris Hayes join MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts to discuss the decision.

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