“Ma’am, please put that away; you’re going to get us all in trouble,” he stated nervously in a hushed voice. ... Stifling an incredulous giggle, I said, “the law says you are not REQUIRED to see an ID, it does not say you must refuse anyone offering to show it.” ... She wanted to know my name, but she didn’t really want to know my name because if she did ...
Tag: Voter Suppression
The Demeaning of Minority Voters: We Aint Too Dumb to Get an ID
And what is this notion that minorities can’t get a photo ID? Are we so inferior, incompetent,and fundamentally unintelligent that we can’t do what everyone else in the country is required to do? Is the task of sitting down in front of a government agency camera so daunting that minorities need special exemptions?