July Perry, Lynched in 1920 for Encouraging Blacks To Vote
If this TRUE STORY doesn't make you want to get off your butt and Vote, you are simply TRIPPIN'. That's my opinion anyway.
You hear over and over and over again that Black People should Vote because our ancestors fought for the Right, blah, blah, blah. What the heck does that have to do with you, you might ask. I'll tell you in a nutshell...YOU were not born with no past relation to someone who was a SLAVE...and possibly one who was beaten, castrated, lynched, spat upon, beat up, and dogged out...JUSAT BECAUSE THEY LOOKED LIKE YOU. Your Great Great Grandmother, or Grandfather who lived many years ago (well actually not that many...the Right to Vote for Blacks was as recent as 1965.
This Story may put things in even a greater perspective for you:
GO EXCERCISE "OUR RIGHT" TO VOTE TODAY!