With a Made-Up Mind: The History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida

With a Made-Up Mind: The History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida

With a Made-Up Mind: The History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida explores...

With a Made-Up Mind: The History of the Black Vote in SW Florida explores Jim Crow legislation at the turn of the century to today’s push to return civil rights to citizens who have served their felony sentences. This short film provides an overview of the fight for ballot access in Lee County, Florida and examines the history of voter suppression among African Americans since Reconstruction.

With a Made-Up Mind: The History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida is a local public television program presented by WGCU-PBS.