“My right to vote was taken from me,” says Rahiem Shabazz, filmmaker and victim of Georgia’s Purgin’ General, Brian Kemp. “This is voter suppression and he is the Chief of Voter Suppression.”
We escorted Rahiem to his voting station. They told him he couldnâ€™t vote and gave him a provisional ballot. Kemp has already ruled his vote wonâ€™t be counted. Rahiem asked me whether he can go to federal court to get it counted. I called our lawyers. Yes. This is 2018, not 1958.
Learn more about Shabazz, and the hundreds of thousands of others like him, who’ve been flushed from Georgia’s voter rolls by Kemp; Read my latest report from the ground in Georgia for Truthout.