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African Americna History since 1877

How has black political involvement changed since 1877? What changed--as far as voting patterns and who was elected-- when African-Americans were finally granted full suffrage with the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

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The voting patterns of African Americans began to embrace Democrats following the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 for several reasons. First, the policies of the Democratic Party began to change with Johnson's stance on Civil ...

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African Americans, Voting, Rights