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Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

History Of Federal Voting Rights Laws | CRT | Department ...

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Introduction To Federal Voting Rights Laws; Before the Voting Rights Act; The Voting Rights Act of 1965; The Effect of the Voting Rights Act; The Voting Rights Act of ...

Voting Rights Act - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Voting Rights Act, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Voting Rights Act

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The Voting Rights Act (VRA) bans racial discrimination in voting practices by the federal government as well as by state and local governments.

Our Documents - Voting Rights Act (1965)

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This act was signed into law on August 6, 1965, by President Lyndon Johnson. It outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the ...

Voting Rights Act | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia ...

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Overview. The Voting Rights Act (VRA), codified at 42 U.S.C. §§ 1973 to 1973aa-6, is an important federal civil rights law that protects minorities from ...

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Overview - FindLaw

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed in response to Jim Crow laws and other restrictions of minorities' voting rights at the time, primarily in the Deep South.

Voting Rights Act Section 4 Struck Down By Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, the provision of the landmark civil rights law that designates which parts of ...

Timeline: A History of the Voting Rights Act | American ...

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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.

Congress: Pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 ...

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Congress: Pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015. In 2013, the Supreme Court crippled one of the most effective protections for the right to vote by rendering ...