What One Family Sacrificed To Help Black People Vote In 1966

Ellie Dahmer holds a photo of her late husband, Vernon.

When Vernon Dahmer said publicly he would pay the poll tax for black people in Mississippi who wanted to vote, it started a chain of events that is still felt by his family today.

(Image credit: StoryCorps)

from NPR Series: StoryCorps: America’s Oral History http://ift.tt/2k91M4D

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