Living History @ Home: Voter Suppression Then and Now

Mon Jan 17, 2022
1:00pm ET
All ages
Dimenna / New York Historical Society Online

Meet some Historical Interpreters on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to learn about the fight against voter suppression in the early 20th century.

  • Discover how early civil rights activists like T. Thomas Fortune and Ida B. Wells fought against voter intimidation and discrimination.
  • Explore a copy of the literacy test used to prevent thousands of Black Americans from voting.
  • Then, discuss with educators and your family the impact of voter suppression, both in the past and today.

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