A History of Voter Registration

Uploaded on Thursday 11 June 2009


In the summer of 1964, a voter registration drive provoked a violent backlash in McComb, Mississippi.

The Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) sent volunteers to McComb to help register African-Americans to vote.

Obama's campaign is very similar to those times when African-Americans were allowed to vote for the first time. Because it symbolizes change.


Language: English

Length: 04:46

Country: United States