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50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: Does your vote really matter?
August 12, 2015
On August 6 1965, the Voting Rights Act (VRA) was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. August 6, 2015 will mark the 50th year anniversary since African American citizens overcame the prevention of the right to vote, and obtained the right to be seen as equal. The Act was signed to create long-lasting change, however questions remain on whether or not people have taken full advantage of what was obtained or whether or not our vote matters. ... read more »