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CROOKED LINES

 
 
 

The way electoral districts are drawn determines how much input Americans have in elections, and the documentary short, Crooked Lines, co-directed by Jacqueline Olive, Monica Berra, and Yoruba Richen in 2018, spotlights two women fighting against the practice of gerrymandering in North Carolina—Val Applewhite, a plaintiff in a landmark Supreme Court case, and Moon Duchin, a mathematician who empowers organizers to use data to advocate for fairly drawn electoral maps.  While educating others about gerrymandering and the how the partisan practice often leads to uncompetitive elections, marginalizing minorities, and rigging elections in favor of one party or the other, these activists work to change the system.

 
 
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