Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Last Chance, Register to Vote


October 8, 2020

By Jessica DeTiege

We have come a long way in the fight for equality as it relates to voting rights. Our rights have come after lots of sacrifice, mainly carried on the backs of our ancestors, who endured much adversity and abuse. Despite many tactics of voter suppression, generations and generations of Blacks have exercised their right to vote to evoke change in representation, because the risk has always exceeded the reward.

The unfortunate truth is some of us have dropped the torch by not participating in the political process. This has put us at a grave disadvantage.

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