Shaun sums it up.
. . . it is manifestly obvious that the people who will be targeted will largely be minorities and the polling places will be largely in minority neighborhoods. In other words, people who wear brown faces and not brown shirts.
Dengre looks at the history.
I remember my Daddy’s making sure he paid the poll tax so he could vote. It was only $5.00, but it was enough to disenfranchise most of the black folks, at least the ones who passed the literacy test.
Sample literacy test question for white folks:
What is the name of the Constitution of the United States of America?
Sample literacy test for black folks:
Compare and contrast the influence of the writings of Voltaire and the writings of Locke on the underlying political philosophy of the United States Constitution.