The Voting Rights Act Turns 50

The Voting Rights Act Turns 50 Laura E. Cress August 2015 marked the golden anniversary of a piece of civil rights legislation that is largely considered the most successful ever adopted by the United States Congress—the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA).  Introduction to Federal Voting Rights Laws, U.S. Dep’t of Justice, (last visitedContinue reading “The Voting Rights Act Turns 50”