In the letter Hurter describes voter registration in Mobile: "We have registered all who have come forward without any delay. There has been a strong disposition on the part of the whites not to register but they are gradually overcoming that...
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens "claim.hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
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