“No Taxation without Representation”: Black Voting in Connecticut

By Katherine J. Harris SPRING 2016 The right to vote is an expression of political participation, human dignity, and control of one’s destiny. For the majority of people of African descent in Connecticut in the 1700s emancipation from slavery, the rights of citizenship, and voting rights were linked. Connecticut legislators passed a Gradual Emancipation Act … Continue reading “No Taxation without Representation”: Black Voting in Connecticut