Fifteenth Amendment Celebration New York City's African American community took to the streets to celebrate the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and its promise of voting rights to adult male citizens regardless of color. From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 30, 1870.

From Jim Crow New York: a documentary history of race and citizenship, 1777-1877 by David N. Gellman and David Quigley

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  • Figure 12 Fifteenth Amendment Celebration New York City's African American community took to the streets to celebrate the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and its promise of voting rights to adult male citizens regardless of color. From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 30, 1870.