Voting rights in the United States have not always been equally accessible. African Americans and women of all ethnicities have fought, and continue to fight, especially hard to have their voices heard.
Voting largely left out nonwhite men and women, regardless of color, for much of American history. This voter registration drive at the Black Expo in Chicago, Illinois, took place just eight years after the 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed in 1973.
Photograph from John White/U.S. National Archives/Alamy Images
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June 2, 2022
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