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Struggle for African-American Voting Rights

Summary: The struggle by African-Americans to obtain their voting rights in the United States.
There are many different forms of isolation. You can be isolated mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually. Each of these isolations separate are painful enough, but together are devastating. African Americans from their time of enslavement to the time of the Civil Rights Movement felt all these forms of isolation. The right to vote was a key for African Americans all across the country to get their message heard and to be treated as equals. Although the Fifteenth Amendment made it possible for blacks to vote, did the amendment prove African American the equality they were looking for in the voting booth"

Before the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment in 1870, African Americans received no form of representation in this country. In 1715 free Blacks were able to vote, but this "privilege" was taken away more times than not. Many political figures stated that blacks were "uncivilized" and should not be...

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