Although Black men received the right to vote in 1869, they were not allowed to freely exercise this right until the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.
Even so, there are still political groups that aim to block the Black vote.
Voter suppression tactics are regularly used to influence the outcome of elections by restricting the number of African-American voters. Some politicians are so desperate to win re-election that they will place barriers between you and the polls—this is a strategy we must not allow to succeed.
Don’t let your voice be silenced.