TROY students reflect on John Lewis’ role in their right to vote.

Every day Troy University students walk past a building named for civil rights leader John Lewis and a few give their thoughts on what he means to them and their right to vote.

“John Lewis influenced a lot of African-Americans to be able to vote in today’s time,” says Kendrez White, Troy University senior.

During an election year students reflect on the importance of being able to vote and what that means historically.

“Before people weren’t allowed to vote. Certain people of color or women even,” says TROY student Jasmine Jones. ” I think every time you vote. You are using that right that we all have and I think it is very important to make your voice heard.”

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