“When i went downtown in Chapel Hill…they gave me a piece of paper and said ‘please read this.’ And I said ‘no, I won’t. I don’t have to, this is now illegal.’”
In 1968, Anne Vickery was living in North Carolina. She remembers that upon receiving a literacy test when she registered to vote—a request that had been outlawed with the passage of the Voting Rights Act—she refused.
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