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disenfranchise

verb To deprive of a right or entitlement.
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In a major study of the Supreme Court during the era of segregation and disfranchisement, Michael Klarman argues both that "it may be implausible to think that the Justices realistically could have reached different results in cases [like Giles]," given dominant public opinion and racial attitudes, and that even had the Court come out differently, "it remains unlikely that much would have changed in practice for Southern blacks.
THIS NEW DISFRANCHISEMENT steals from the voters not their ballot but their choice of candidates and representatives.
The tension between our democratic commitments and widespread disfranchisement, particularly of blacks, became a political issue.
There is no real evidence, however, that John Ashcroft's Justice Department is going to call anyone in Florida--least of all the President's brother or his political allies--to account for the widespread disfranchisement of minority voters.
The systematic violence and disfranchisement of blacks in Tulsa is not unique to this little oil town on the plains, even though its remoteness from national centers of political and cultural power make it an easy target.
Nearly every protest against disfranchisement called for black men to exert a unified and "manly" resolve against both colonization and political exclusion as two sides of the same evil coin.
The successful drive for disfranchisement was the consequence of certain white politicians' determination to remove African Americans entirely from the political equation.
Disillusioned with the existing party structure, Grimke outraged many African American politicians by championing Roosevelt's Progressive Party in 1912; he did so on the grounds that the third party offered the best hope for altering the wholesale disfranchisement of black voters in the South.
I congratulate the CJP for taking note of disfranchisement of the overseas Pakistanis and asking Nadra and the ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
I congratulate the chief justice for taking note of disfranchisement of the overseas Pakistanis and asking Nadra and the ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
for the America that represents and gloats in lynching, disfranchisement, caste, brutality and devilish insult.
But Alabama was divided between the anti-secession populists of the north and the counties in the south, as the Journal of Negro History pointed out in a 1949 article titled 'Populism and Disfranchisement in Alabama'.