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Jim Crow 2010 Given current rates of incarceration, one in three of the next generation of black men will be disfranchised—denied the right to vote—as a result of a felony conviction at some point during his lifetime, writes the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Currently, more than 1.5 million black men, or 13% of all African American men in the U.S. (and in some states up to one-third of the entire African American male population) are denied the right to vote. Cast your vote in the comments section below: Do you think the disenfranchisement rates is modern-day Jim Crow?

Jim Crow 2010 Given current rates of incarceration, one in three of the next generation…