Fifty years ago today, the 24th Amendment, prohibiting the use of poll taxes as voting qua...

Anti-poll tax amendment is 50 years old today – Pew Research Center

Fifty years ago today, the 24th Amendment, prohibiting the use of poll taxes as voting qualifications in federal elections, became part of the U.S. Constitution. Poll taxes were among the devices used by Southern states to restrict African Americans…

 

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