Uncounted by Gilda R. Daniels

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Voting rights are under attack. If we want a fair election, consider this book required reading. Connecting the dots of voter disenfranchisement, voting rights expert Gilda Daniels reveals the cycles of voter suppression from our nation’s founding into present day. Through the lens of her African-American ancestors, Daniels explores the deceptive practices of the past – and draws a direct line to the tactics being used today to disenfranchise voters of color, the poor, students, and the elderly. A sobering history of the continuous assault on access to the ballot box, with new ideas on how we can protect the right to vote.

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ISBN: 9781479862351
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Published: New York University Press - January 28th, 2020