Paste Magazine: North Carolina's Disgraceful Power-Grabbing Legislators Weren't Even Legitimately Elected

A court ordered NC legislators to redraw 28 racially gerrymandered districts and any affected surrounding districts — possibly 100 in total — by mid-March of 2017, with a special election to fill them in the fall. Of the 28 legislators currently serving in those districts, 25 appear to be black. Only eight additional black lawmakers serve in the legislature, and not one is Republican.