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        Former Civil Rights Battlegrounds Await Culmination of Historic Election | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2008

        BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A sample ballot is seen in Obama campaign offices, Nov. 3, 2008. Birmingham, along with Selma and Montgomery, were touchstones in the civil rights movement where Dr. Martin Luther King led massive protests which eventually led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ending voter disfranchisement against African-Americans. Americans are gearing up for the first presidential election featuring an African-American candidate, Democratic contender Sen. Barack Obama, who is running against Republican Sen. John McCain. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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