Restore the Voting Rights Act

It's been three years since the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act or VRA.¬† What does that mean for Americans? What even IS the VRA? If you are, like I was, unfamiliar with the VRA, this blog will explore why it was--and still is--essential to American Democracy. ¬†History President Lyndon B. Johnson's address to Congress about his vision of a Voting Rights Act occurred on March 15, 1965. His speech took place one week after the events in Selma, Alabama. Imagine. On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights…

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