In this Episode, Jake and Geoff discuss the history of voter suppression in the United States. They talk about how African-American voters were effected by Jim Crow legislation after Reconstruction ended in 1877. They then identify and analyze how modern voter suppression tactics manifest in voting rules after the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. These tactics include: voter ID laws, voter purges and gerrymandering. Always remember to vote and stay informed!