In the wake of the Nashville school shooting yesterday, North Carolina House Democrats and the Democratic Governor used the tragedy to attack Republican-passed legislation that repeals a Jim Crow era pistol purchase law that was used to prevent Black citizens from defending themselves against racist KKK attacks and intimidation. Listen Here:


In 1900, a voter literacy test requirement was added to the state's anatomy to keep many Black citizens from casting ballots. 121 years later, some state lawmakers want to remove the relic off-the-books once and for all. A reminder of the fractured past still written in the background of some laws in the US.