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When Black Men Cannot Vote

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Either I’m three days late or two years early on this one.

Whichever way you look at it, we’ve got a problem when it comes to a segment of the electorate being unable to vote, their interests thus being ignored.

On Tuesday, 83 million people voted in the midterm elections, by and large selecting Republican candidates — because Democrats made a conscious effort to distance themselves from President Barack Obama (how’d that work out, guys?).  But 5.85 million people were unable to vote because they were in prison, on probation, or otherwise had their voting rights stripped from them because they were convicted of a crime, despite completing their sentences.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 3:34 am

Posted in NewsOne.com

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