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The 1876 Electoral College Controversy

courtesy of Esther Little Dove John

November 30, 2016 - 8:39 am

The electoral college is under scrutiny this election year, as they have the final say of who will be President of the United States. The state electors cast their votes on December 19th. Washington state elector, Esther Little Dove John shares another moment in US history when the controversy around an election brought about devastating impacts for the African American community.