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Eritha “Akilé” Cainion: Florida’s 22 Year Old Political Challenge

Eritha “Akilé” Cainion, traditionally known as Akilé Anai, is a 22-year-old city council candidate, born and raised in southside St. Petersburg, Florida.

Eritha Akilé Cainion: End the voter suppression of the black community

St. Petersburg, FL: The struggle for the right of black people in the U.S. to participate in the electoral arena is one that is ongoing.

In the 1960s, all throughout this country, black people were engaged in a fierce movement to gain equal rights under U.S. law, one of the most important rights being the right to vote.