Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 5:00 am (Updated: September 30, 5:00 am)
When you sell your vote you sell your dignity. We have to remember the generations before us who fought so hard just for the right to vote and have our votes be counted.
And today, we are hearing that people in our neighborhoods are selling that hard-fought right for pocket change. What would our ancestors think?
What would our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers – who braved lynchings, dogs and Jim Crowe tactics – think if they saw us today? Would you trade your vote for a mere $20? We are told that there are those among us who do.
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