Voting Rights with Hilary Shelton of the NAACP - 6:25
"When we think about the Voter discrimination that's happened against African Americans in our country, we're looking at old film footage from the 1960's, from those that were trying to register and being knocked down, by even officials of the law-enforcement community, by those actually being prohibited from casting that vote on election day."
Posted Jan 29, 2016
Hilary Shelton of the NAACP discusses voting rights and discrimination and efforts to be sure voters don't meet barriers on Election Day. Shelton stated, "When we think about the Voter discrimination that's happened against African Americans in our country, we're looking at old film footage from the 1960's, from those that were trying to register and being knocked down, by even officials of the law-enforcement community, by those actually being prohibited from casting that vote on election day." Visit the NAACP on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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