Voting Rights Act at 45 today: Why we still need it.


Link: Voting Rights Act at 45 today: Why we still need it.

From thegrio.com:

“Unprecedented levels of grassroots funding, increasing frustration with ongoing struggles in the Gulf region, an economy teetering on the verge of collapse, and an electorate eager for dramatic political change are all factors often credited by commentators seeking to explain Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential election win. But, one of the most significant factors, too often overlooked, is the Voting Rights Act of 1965.”

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