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Voter Suppression in America (Part 2)

 

September 17, 2020



Many types of voter suppression tactics were implemented in the U.S. during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries as outlined in my column in last week's Monroe Dispatch. Despite the progression of time and significant advancements provided by Black citizens of our country, the nation still struggles with providing equitable political gain and true rights to all of its Brown and Black citizens. Can you imagine waking up on Tuesday, November 3, excited to exercise your right to vote after ten years of not participating, only to get to your polling place and find out your name has been purged f...



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