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An actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s

Take The Challenge: Would You Have Been Able To Pass The Literacy Test Given To Black Voters In The 1960s? Below are scans of an actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s. … Continue reading

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The 1965 Voting Rights Act: 48th Anniversary

Racial Entitlement, my black ass. Voting Rights Act in Peril on 48th Anniversary? Voting Rights: The Fight Continues Today Throughout our history, Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. And while we’ve made significant progress, even today … Continue reading

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Florida Goes to President Barack Hussein Obama! It’s OFFICIAL: WINS With 332 ELECTORAL VOTES

Ask Floridians how those attempts at VOTER SUPPRESSION worked for them, Governor Rick Scott & GOP. President Barack Obama will win Florida, CNN projects. It was the only state that had remained uncalled in the presidential race. With the state’s … Continue reading

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