June 1, 1866
Blacks hold a meeting in New York to establish resolutions in support of their suffrage rights.
A meeting of colored people took place in New York on Tuesday evening. Resolutions were adopted pronouncing the Government not republican, asserting the right of the negro to vote, and forming an association for the purpose of bringing the subject before the United States Supreme Court.
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“Colored Suffrage,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed December 16, 2017, http://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/187.