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A collection of clippings on #HigherEd, jobs and policy | Blog#42

Following are clippings from articles written about the state of higher education in the US Continue reading A collection of clippings on #HigherEd, jobs and policy | Blog#42

1 in 13 African-American Adults Prohibited From Voting in the United States

March 24, 2015 by Katie Rose Quandt

This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com.

As Americans honor those who fought for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago, it’s easy to forget that 5.9 million citizens — 2.2 million of them African-Americans — remain disenfranchised today. One out of every 13 African-Americans is prohibited from casting a ballot in the United States. Continue reading 1 in 13 African-American Adults Prohibited From Voting in the United States