President Obama isn’t talking to the DC media. But most heartbroken of all is Chris Matthews. O even turned him down for an interview. Matthews can now only leave messages on O’s voicemail: “Why won’t you call sweetheart? Don’t you like me anymore? Are you embarrassed that 44 out of 50 states saw unemployment rise in July? Or scared to death because of the internal polls? It’s okay lover, I promise we won’t talk about that. We can talk about fun stuff, like dogs on roofs & tax returns.
An unlikely triumvirate — Yahoo, AOL and YouTube — is working with the Commission on Presidential Debates to launch “The Voice Of,” depots on each service for people to watch the debates live and exchange views.
Flyer, NAACP, Poll Tax Campaign This small flyer, published by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), urges people to pay their poll tax. Poll taxes were one of the many ways that whites discouraged blacks from voting. Movement groups worked to register African American voters, pay their taxes, and make sure they had a chance to vote.
The poll tax riot 25 years ago was the day I woke up politically
Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter ID Law, Calling It A 'Poll Tax': “The evidence in this case demonstrated that the law, like its poll tax ancestor, imposes real costs, and unjustified, disparate burdens on the voting rights of more than 600,000 registered Texas voters, a substantial percentage of whom are voters of color," Haygood said. "That result is precisely what the Voting Rights Act was enacted to outlaw."
This bill was ratified on 01/23/1964. This bill gave rights to those who were not able to vote due to the ridiculous poll tax. and abolished the poll tax This right meant that those previously who were not able to vote due to this tax are now able to vote and express their political views.
Chinese girl by Vladimir tretchikoff Poll Tax by Lester Hall for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints
The twenty-fourth amendment was ratified in 1964, this amendment was created to abolish poll taxes that prevented people of the lower case from being able to vote in federal elections. The amendment protects those of the lower class and allows for every citizen to get the chance to vote.