This Is Why You Should Vote

On Nov. 6, remember what others endured so that you can vote safely.

Posted: 11/05/2012 06:00 PM EST

Protestors in Birmingham, Alabama, were hit by a high-pressure water hose being used to disperse people during a civil rights protest on May 3, 1963. (Photo: Courtesy of Library of Congress)

In the 1960s, many Blacks were not able to exercise their rights as citizens of the United States to vote. Don't let what they endured in the struggle for civil rights be in vain.

On Nov. 6, vote like your life, your career and your future depends on it.

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