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A black civil rights leader recently told an assembly at Michigan State University that American democracy was only decades old rather than centuries- that not until the 1965 Voting Rights Act when blacks could vote did democracy truly begin. [1]

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The Voting Rights Act is a historic civil rights law that is meant to ensure that the right to vote is not denied on account of race or color.This will be the first election in 50 years without full protection of the right to vote for ity voters.

After returning home from World War II, veteran Medgar Evers decided to vote in a Mississippi election. But when he and some other black ex-servicemen attempted to vote, a white mob stopped them.

Jun 28, 2013 · This week’s Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder overturned Section 4(b) of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which mandated federal oversight o

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AN ACT To enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act shall be known as the “Voting Rights Act of 1965.”

The Voting Rights Act. Lyndon Johnson, who became president following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, sailed to a landslide victory in …

The issue of voting rights in the United States, specifically the enfranchisement and disenfranchisement of different groups, has been contested …

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Voting Rights Act of 1965; Long title: An act to enforce the fifteenth amendment of the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes.

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