We Are the People

A tale of voting rights throughout history

MaryRose Denton
Aug 31, 2020 · 4 min read
Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash

We the People, are the first three words of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution. In all, a fifty-two-word sentence with some mighty power.

We are the people; black, brown, white, native-born, or immigrant. We are the people, not based on our sex, gender, or who you love. And as such, we form our government. We are the stewards of…