25 Percent Of African Americans Don’t Have Voting ID

A few weeks ago, an elderly, 96-year-old Tennessee woman was denied the right to vote. She was African American.

With the 2012 elections approaching, and the main candidate up for re-election being African American, many in the Black community have been the target of attempts to change voter ID laws that harken back to the Jim Crow era.

Currently, 12 percent of Americans don’t have a voter ID, while 25 percent of African Americans don’t.

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