This book delves into the struggles that people of color have faced when trying to gain the right to vote and exercise this right. This title discusses legislation that helped break down barriers to voting and looks at how people's voting rights are still at risk today. Features include essential facts, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.