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Vote Opens Old Racial Wounds in Alabama: Segregation Still the Law; Recount Set for Monday

Date: November 27, 2004
Author: Manuel Roig-Franzia
QUOTE: Alabama voters made sure of that Nov. 2, refusing to approve a constitutional amendment to erase segregation-era wording requiring separate schools for "white and colored children" and to eliminate references to the poll taxes once imposed to disenfranchise blacks.

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