African American Viewpoint
rating drop reflects mistrust
Suspicion over the presidential election and Gov. Jeb Bush's school voucher
plan are two reasons cited for black voters' eroding support.
Blacks: Allow ex-felons to vote
Most polled support overturning a law that prohibits convicted felons
from voting. The disenfranchisement law disproportionately affects blacks.
Disbelief, hard feelings
Three months after the presidential election, black voters in Florida
don't accept the result and blame the state for rejecting their votes.
It's 2001, but racism alive for many
From being ignored in a store to matching a crime suspect's profile,
black Floridians see it every day.
Black voters believe they were denied
While the truth might never be known, the perception that many were
disenfranchised in November is a strongly held one.