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A look back at black voters in Chicago 

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Heavy voter turnout in 1980 at a polling place in Hyde Park.
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Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife Jacqueline cast their absentee ballets at the Chicago Board of Elections on Nov. 3, 1996.
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A 1976 political rally at an unidentified location in Chicago.
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Young black people register to vote in 1971 at a special booth set up by the Chicago Board of Elections.
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First Ward voters come to the polls on primary day in 1964.
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Sun-Times File Photo
Heavy voter turnout in 1980 at a polling place in Hyde Park.