The history of voter disenfranchisement in the U.S. is well documented. To say that all has been resolved would be inaccurate. During various election cycles, there have been and continue to be efforts to disenfranchise voters from exercising their right to vote. The Census is a process undertaken by the U.S. government every ten years to assess numerous elements related to We the People.
Part 1. After reviewing the PBS video assigned in this module think about the question and compose a minimum 200-word position statement reflecting on the need for government to know your race. You will need to post your initial position statement before you will have access to the comments of your classmates.
Question: Why Does the Government Need to Know My Race?