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Joy Reid gives an explainer: How America’s social construction of race impacts voting rights today


The GOP backlash against reviewing American history and promoting anti-racism education, which many Republicans wrongly call critical race theory, is a reaction to White Americans becoming more 'woke' on matters of race, Joy Reid says. The historic Plessy v. Ferguson case, America’s legacy of ‘Separate but Equal,’ and their impact on voting rights today are also explained by Joy Reid.