How Laws Suppressed the Black Vote

Black voting rights have remained under attack for nearly 150 years, restricting democracy and restraining Black progress. Although Black voters have consistently challenged the system and its restrictive laws, the Black vote continues to be undermined by pervasive practices that curb fair political representation. While Black people were blatantly denied the right to vote for decades, even after their legal rights were established, Black Americans today remain disproportionately impacted by voter suppression.

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