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Black Suffrage in Early Wisconsin

Special | 33m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Christy Clark-Pujara, Associate Professor in the Department of History at UW-Madison, explores the history of black male disenfranchisement during the first years of Wisconsin’s statehood. This exclusion at the ballot box ultimately resulted in Wisconsin becoming the first state where black men could vote.

Aired: 02/20/18

Rating: TV-G

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