Voter Suppression And Its Effects On African Americans

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Wonder who’s been a victim of voter suppression? Voter suppression has been a problem since the act of voting came into play. Politicians have schemed since the very beginning to get their way. With the citizens being the voters it’s our responsibility to spot crooked politicians. Sometimes what we see and what we hear are not the truth. With the voter literacy test and laws that dis-proportionally affect African Americans it’s only human nature to be discouraged. What is going on in society isn’t right to us citizens who do up ide by the law. Even with it being un-lawful, Voter suppression is still practiced because some politicians are crooked and the voter literacy test and laws that disproportionately affect African Americans are a prime example. The voter literacy occurred when blacks in the south were going through hard times. “The literacy test—supposedly applicable to both white and black prospective voters who couldn’t prove a certain level of education, but in actuality disproportionately administered to black voters—was a classic example of one of these barriers”( Onion). The test was designed so the person grading the test could pick who failed or passed. There shouldn’t have been administrated a test anyway, as long as they were 18 and an American citizen. Politician’s scheme up a way to where they can get the voters they want to the pole. The USA says that its justice for all and allows everyone freedom. The voter literacy test isn’t justice at all and it

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