History of the Black Vote

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Throughout history, policies such as voter ID laws and literacy tests, has made it more difficult for US citizens to vote and engage in elections. This issue has disproportionately effected marginalized communities by suppressing their ability to contribute to civic engagement.

Despite the adversity to have their voices heard, civil rights activists fought bravely for the voting rights we enjoy today. Although the work of civil rights activists created great progress in voting rights for the black community, voter suppression continues to persist and suppress the votes of black voters across the United States.

To learn more about the history behind such influential movements join BSAC as we learn more about "Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power." Bring your snacks and drinks to relax and learn more about an important issue.

Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

University Hall, 1005
1402 10th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35294

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

Current Students

Tags

civil discourse

Website

https://uab.campuslabs.com/engage/eve...

Cost

Free

Group
Black Student Awareness Committee
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