Registering African-Americans to Vote Important for Locals

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(Photo L-R) Theren Womack, Phyllis Washington and Katie Wilson

As we enter an election year, can you imagine having to pay a poll tax or counting the bubbles on a bar of soap to be able to vote? Dr. Theren Womack, Dr. Phyllis Washington and Katie Wilson were on the Action Line with Bart Walker and talked about the plight of African-American voters in the 1960's...

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That's one reason the NAACP and Alpha Kappa Alpha spent much of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day touting voter registration and signing up people to vote, something just two generations ago was almost impossible to do.

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