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Black Voting Rights to Expire? - Urban Legends
Forwarded email rumor claims that black voting rights in the U.S. are due to expire along with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Definition - US Politics - About.com
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a key component of the civil rights movement that seeks to enforce the Constitution's guarantee of every American's right to vote ...
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - African-American History - About.com
When Plessy's case went before the Supreme Court, the justices decided that Louisiana's Separate Car Act was constitutional by a vote of 7 to 1. As long as ...
DC Voting Rights Act - Conservative Politics - About.com
One of the top agenda items for a liberal Congress and a liberal president is broadening its base of power. The DC Voting Rights Act helps Democrats do just  ...
Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement, 1965-1969
On August 6, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act into law, which illegalizes discriminatory voting requirements, like requiring a literacy test ...
Civil Rights Legislation, Supreme Court Cases & Activities
Voting Rights Act (1965) - Probably the most successful congressional civil rights legislation. This truly guaranteed what had been promised in the 15th ...
US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 1 - US Politics - About.com
TITLE I--VOTING RIGHTS SEC. 101. Section 2004 of the Revised Statutes (42 U.S.C. 1971), as amended by section 131 of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 (71 Stat.
How Women Became Part of the Civil Rights Act: Title VII
Why would legislators who were in favor of racial equality suddenly vote against civil rights legislation if it also prohibited discrimination against women?
DC Voting Rights – Taxation Without Representation in Washington ...
Washington DC residents do not have congressional voting rights, ... line at (202) 456-1111 and let the President know that you support the DC Voting Rights Act
History of Voting Rights Timeline - A Timeline History of Voting Rights
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United ... Congress passes the Voting Rights Act, which reads in part:.
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