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Tennessee dilutes the votes of black citizens in Memphis by its "dual majority" requirement: that county and city voters both must vote to approve changes to city government. Since black voters are concentrated in the city, that dilutes their votes, according to the constitutional complaint in Memphis Federal Court.

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