Diane Nash - A leader & strategist of the student wing of the Civil Rights Movement, Diane Nash was a member of the Freedom Riders. She also helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) & the Selma Voting Rights Committee campaign, wh
Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal voting rights and eliminating racial injustice. and became a leader in the civil rights movement. Thank you, Fannie Lou
Harriet “Hattie” Redmond was a leader in the long struggle for Oregon woman suffrage, especially during the successful campaign of 1912. The right to vote was especially important to Redmond as a black woman living in a state that had codified black exclusion laws in its constitution.
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Dr. Martin Luther King marches with his wife, Coretta Scott King, and a crowd of supporters from Selma, Alabama, to the state capital in Montgomery, to call national attention towards black voting rights in March, 1965.
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On Aug. the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. Black American voters in rural Wilcox Cty., able to vote for the first time after the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, line up in front of a polling station at The Sugar Shack.
She never got to finish her journey that day. She was marching peacefully along with some 600 protesters for voting rights when policemen arrived with tear gas and billy clubs. The protesters would be beaten, and she would be left bloody and unconscious on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. Her name was Amelia Boynton, the date was March 7, 1965, and the incident on the bridge in Selma would draw national attention, eventually being called, "Bloody Sunday." Jon S. Randal Peace Page
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Two smiling women stand outdoors and hold signs reading 'Vote Baby Vote' and 'Voting is People Power,' c.
Not just racism. Classism, too. Quite bluntly, the powers that be do not want anyone voting who isn't both white *and* rich. Because the average white American is just another loser drain on their system. That tax money belongs to the rich, or didn't you get the memo? Start sharpening your pitchforks, it's time to run these rich bitches outta town!