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Thomas Mundy Peterson (1824 – 1904) was the first Black man to vote in an election under the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting voting rights regardless of race in 1870.

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ARISE 2.0 is a multi-media online news, politics, entertainment, sports, spirituality, tech, arts, and opinion publication by LGBTQ folks of color and our allies and for everyone. Co-Founded and co-published by Rev. MacArthur Flournoy and Kiki.

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