The intelligent exercise of the right of suffrage … is as yet beyond the capacity of the vast majority of colored men. He also boasted about making the state a one party and one race entity through fraud and violence:. By fraud and violence. We tried to overcome the thirty thousand majority by honest methods, which was a mathematical impossibility. After we had borne these indignities for eight years life became worthless under such conditions. Under the leadership and inspiration of Mart[in] Gary … we won the fight.
Republican lawmakers in the north would raise issue from time to time but as we know it would not be until that it would actually be addressed. Many similar stories are told in this excellent book including anecdotes from state legislatures where white Democrats similarly tried to block the seating of black Republicans. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
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