Example sentences for: disenfranchised

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

  • 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.

  • The island proved to be the last bastion of the samurai ideal, when disenfranchised warriors launched the doomed Satsuma Rebellion in their desperation to forestall the relentless march of progress.

  • Even as William Bennett and the National Political Congress of Black Women renew their assault on companies that profit from gangsta rap and claim that it marks a shameful new low in American pop culture, and even as its defenders assert (as Chuck D does) that it's a counter-CNN for the disenfranchised, gangsta rap is merely the wheel coming full circle--back to Charles Harris and "After The Ball."

  • The Post says civil rights groups have pushed this in Florida because one-third of the nation's disenfranchised felons live there and about 31 percent of the state's black men are ineligible to vote.

  • It makes us aware of the special needs of disenfranchised groups.

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