The year Oklahoma elected its first Black legislator, A.C. Hamlin of Logan County — just one year after becoming a state. Following his election, Oklahoma lawmakers passed a constitutional amendment that effectively limited black voters through voter registration requirements. The amendment was finally declared unconstitutional in a 1915 court case. #BlackHistoryMonth

[Source: Tulsa World]

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