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They Canceled Class Today — All The Teachers Got Arrested While Protesting For Voting Rights

North Carolina seems to have hit a time warp. Protests in the name of voting rights have cropped up around the state, and over 50 nonviolent protesters have been arrested. Skip to 1:58 for an explanation of why voting rights are suddenly under fire, and go to 4:35 for the most damaging element of voter suppression. Watch a professor completely laugh off being arrested at 6:16, and ask yourself if you’re willing to go through something like that in the name of democracy. Apparently, it’s not that bad.

Read more: http://upworthy.com/they-canceled-class-today-my-teacher-got-arrested-for-protesting-voting-rights-abuses

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