Keeping it Real: Redistricting—Be Aware of Stacking, Packing, and Cracking

Keeping it Real: Redistricting—Be Aware of Stacking, Packing, and Cracking

S. E. Williams | BVN Executive Editor

“Most of the time, we see only what we want to see, or what others tell us to see, instead of really investigating to see what is really there. We embrace illusions only because we are presented with the illusion that is embraced by the majority. . . And like obedient schoolchildren, we do not question their validity and swallow everything up like medicine. Why? Because since the earliest days of our youth, we have been conditioned to accept that the direction of the herd, and authority anywhere — is always right.” [Today, we know better and should be unafraid to challenge  the status quo when warranted.]

― Suzy Kassem

About The Author

S.E. Williams

Stephanie E. Williams is an award winning investigative reporter, editor and activist who has contributed to several Inland Empire publications. Williams spent more than thirty years as a middle-manager in the telecommunications industry before retiring to pursue her passion as a reporter and non-fiction writer. Beyond writing, Williams’ personal interests include stone-carving, drumming and sculpting.

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