65 minutes | Sep 14th 2020

Episode #49 Voting

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In episode #49, we discuss voting in depth. We cover five main points.

Point #1 - Founding Fathers' views and some local community views on who should vote. Point #2 - How the first several national elections impacted voting, Point #3 - Important dates in voting history with some help from historical voices of Sojourner Truth as read by Kerry Washington, Martin Luther King Jr, and LBJ. Point #4 - Recent voting changes and issues. We use audio from a public Brookings Institute discussion regarding the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder. Point # 5 - When does voting start and where to vote.

We end our episode with our quiz.

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