• Denai Cross

A Texas Bill Drew Ire For Saying It Would Preserve ‘Purity of The Ballot Box.’

Appeals to “purity of the ballot” helped deprive Black Texans of their right to vote around the turn of the 20th century, said Gregg Cantrell, a history professor at Texas Christian University. Jim Crow laws codifying racial segregation took hold in Texas around the same time, in the 1890s and early 1900s. To read more click here.

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