Example sentences for: disenfranchised

How can you use “disenfranchised” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The author contends that philosophy, art, and literature are empowering, because they teach the disenfranchised how to challenge the elite without violence.

  • In South Africa, the Cape Times warned that "millions of South Africans could find themselves effectively disenfranchised barely five years after the country became a democracy" if the government continues insisting that all citizens possess a new identity document if they are to register as voters in next year's general election.

  • It gives voice to disenfranchised folks who would be ignored otherwise.

  • Whites still outearn blacks, black unemployment is twice the rate of white unemployment, and 13 percent of black men are disenfranchised because of felony convictions.

  • Legal service programs are the only solution for thousands of disenfranchised Washingtonians who need to assert and enforce their rights on matters of sheer survival.


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