The Voting Power of Black Americans

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    The first voter at the Liacouras Center satellite election office, Priscilla Bennet, fills out her official mail-in ballot, and demonstrates for the press the process. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    The first voter at the Liacouras Center satellite election office, Priscilla Bennet, fills out her official mail-in ballot, and demonstrates for the press the process. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    Black Americans have fought for the democratic right to vote and the centuries-long voter oppression they continue to face. We explore with the history of The Voting Rights Act, the passage of the 19th and 24th amendments.

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