On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson sighed the Voting Rights Act into law. The Act bans racial discrimination in voting practices by the federal government as well as by state and local governments.
Below is an article by Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor, which provides some insight into the Voting Rights Act’s historical and present day significance.
Why the Voting Rights Act matters so much today.
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