Sherrod reacts to Supreme Court ruling

Civil Rights leader, Charles Sherrod reacts to a Supreme Court ruling Tuesday. / MGN

Long-time Civil Rights leader, Charles Sherrod spent the day reacting to the decision of the United States Supreme Court regarding the Voting Rights Act.

Sherrod was a key member and organizer of the, "Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee," during the 1960's and says he's unhappy with the high court's ruling.

"Today is a very disappointing day because now we cannot go to the Justice Department to stop voting discrimination issues....this is indeed a bad day for us," said Sherrod.

Sherrod adds that discrimination remains alive and well, and with legislation like this, it will be allowed to continue.

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