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A sign at the flagship event of a nationwide march for voting rights on the 58th anniversary of the March on Washington in August, 2021.

Allison Bailey/NurPhoto/Reuters

15th Amendment as relevant as ever on 154th birthday

Saturday marks 154 years since the ratification of the 15th Amendment to the US Constitution – Feb. 3, 1870 – which guaranteed Black men the right to vote. Given it’s Black History Month and an election year, this makes it the perfect time to revisit this vital moment in US history.

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