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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
In Wis one-in-nine blacks can’t vote
It is no surprise who felony
disenfranchisement hurts the most: those who are disproportionately
incarcerated, i.e. black people.
the 6.1 million disenfranchised voters, 2.2 million are African American, which
means one in 13 voting age black people is disenfranchised — more than four
times the rate of non-black disenfranchised voters, according to the Sentencing
and a half percent of all Wisconsinites were disenfranchised in 2016, but 8.8
percent of African Americans were disenfranchised in Wisconsin.
According to the ACLU of Wisconsinone
out of nine Black voters in Wisconsin are disenfranchised compgo ared to one out
of 50 white voters, giving the state the 11th highest rate of
disenfranchisement in the U.S.
Thanks to Tracy of Messiah Lutheran for finding this article to read the whole article go to