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When the Black Church Matters, the Black Vote Matters

Since the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Black churches have always played a…

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. It…

50 Years After the Voting Rights Act, We Still Have Work to Do selma barack obama

Obama:50 Years After the Voting Rights Act, We Still Have Work to Do

The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights of any democracy. Fifty…

At the Intersection: Equal Opportunity for All

Fifty years ago this week, hundreds of thousands of Americans joined Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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VOTING RIGHTS MATTER: New Site Documents Past, Present Struggles

Somewhere, I imagine that Supreme Court Justice John Roberts is still doing a line dance…

Can Obama Mend the Voting Rights Act?

Yesterday President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, as well as Department of Labor Secretary (and…