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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Thousands march in Prairie View for voting rights

By HELEN ERIKSEN, Houston Chronicle

PRAIRIE VIEW — More than 1,000 Prairie View A&M students turned out on Tuesday to march in support of their voting rights.

The marchers said Prairie View student voting rights have been suppressed for decades in Waller County.

The protesters carried "Register to Vote" signs and wore black shirts with the slogan, "It is 2008 and we will vote.Continue Reading

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