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Saturday, February 21, 2015

1965 Alabama Literacy Test... can you pass it?

Editorial cartoon from the January 18, 1879, issue of Harper's Weekly
There were 68 questions on the 1965 Alabama Literacy Test. This was a test used to deny people the right to vote. Blacks had to take it in Alabama, but did Whites?

Take the entire test here:

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