In defense of voting rights


Gainesville city Commissioner Susan Bottcher, center, speaks to members of the Alachua County Branch NAACP last Thursday at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Garden in downtown Gainesville following a news conference on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. From left, are, Evelyn Foxx, president of the county NAACP branch; the Rev. Kevin Thorpe, pastor of Faith Baptist Church; Diyonne McGraw and state Rep. Clovis Watson.

Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 2:56 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 2:56 p.m.

Gainesville city Commissioner Susan Bottcher spoke to members of the Alachua County Branch NAACP last Thursday at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Garden in downtown Gainesville following a news conference on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.

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