By Pippa Holloway
As racial boundaries to suffrage have been challenged and fell, rights remained limited for people distinct by means of such infamy legislation; legal convictions--in position of race--continued the disparity in felony prestige among whites and African american citizens. many years later, after race-based disfranchisement has formally ended, laws steeped in a legacy of racial discrimination maintains to perpetuate a dichotomy of suffrage and citizenship that also impacts our election results today.
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Living in Infamy: Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship (Studies in Crime and Public Policy) by Pippa Holloway