A More Perfect Union02:52

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Published on May 6, 2016

When Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot—but she had a long fight ahead of her. During the Jim Crow era, the board of registrars at Alabama’s Hale County Courthouse prevented African Americans from registering to vote. Undeterred, Theresa remembers venturing to the courthouse on the first and third Monday of each month, in pursuit of her right to vote.

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
Art Direction: Bill Wray
Producers: Lizzie Jacobs, Maya Millett & Mike Rauch
Animation: Tim Rauch
Audio Produced by: Nadia Reiman & Katie Simon
Music: Fredrik
Label: The Kora Records
Publisher: House of Hassle

Funding Provided by:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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