Andrew Stelzer: Radio & Print Journalist

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In Florida, and many states, the formerly incarcerated find it nearly impossible to get back the right to vote.  Often those disenfranchised citizens are African-American.  This story looks back at the history of these laws, and examines how their roots come from the Jim Crow days just after slavery ended.

This story, which originally aired on Making Contact in August of 2004, was awarded 2nd Place-Best Feature from the Mid-Florida Society of Professional Journalists.