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Rev. Dr. William Barber: the 3rd Reconstruction (from StoryofAmerica)

video by Eric Byler & Annabel Park with Dr. Barber

In this 2013 seven minute segment that is part of the StoryofAmerica series, Dr. Reverend Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP, spells out the history of voting rights in America, and specifically describes the attacks across history on the voting rights of African-Americans. The '3rd Reconstruction' refers to the 'fusion politics' that fueled the election of President Obama that Barber believes can respond to recent developments in attempts to restrict voting and voting rights.