States' Laws for Felons Prevent 1.4 Million Black Men From Voting in the U.S.: Report

November 1998
Jet;11/23/98, Vol. 94 Issue 26, p46
Announces that about 3.9 million citizens in the United States were not able to take part in the 1998 elections because of US disenfranchisement laws. The percentage of the black male population that are disenfranchised; Information released in a report called Losing the Vote, The Impact of Felony Disenfranchisement Laws in the United States; The variation of laws by state.


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