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Let my people vote : my battle to restore the civil rights of returning citizens

Author
Meade, Desmond, 1967- author.
Title
Let my people vote : my battle to restore the civil rights of returning citizens / Desmond Meade.
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]
Description
xiv, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Contents
  • Love has won the day
  • The railroad tracks
  • Searching for purpose
  • Down on my knees
  • A passion for the law
  • Back to school
  • Staying sober
  • Community service is my lottery ticket
  • Advocacy on another level
  • David and Goliath
  • A ballot initiative?
  • Law school
  • Wouldn't it be great if I made Dean's list?
  • The greatest indicator of citizenship
  • No man is an island
  • Cooking up some gumbo
  • Blood is thicker than water
  • Let's rock this thing
  • The home stretch
  • Love will win the day.
Summary
"Desmond Meade tells the story of his fight to pass Amendment 4 in Florida, which would restore voting rights to felons who have served their terms"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Meade, Desmond, 1967- Ex-convicts--Civil rights--Florida. Ex-convicts--Legal status, laws, etc.--Florida. Political rights, Loss of--United States--States. Ex-convicts--Suffrage--Florida. Post-conviction remedies--Florida. Ex-convicts--Florida--Biography. Lawyers--Florida--Biography. African American lawyers--Florida--Biography.
Genre heading
Biographies. Biographies.
ISBN
9780807062326 hardcover 0807062324 hardcover 9780807062555 electronic book

Holdings

Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
KFF565.F6 M43 2020
Location
IU Southeast Lib. - Social Justice and Diversity Collection
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