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A Hispanic child holds his hands in peace signs next to a vote here sign.

President Johnson and leaders of the civil rights movement made unimagined strides to improve the ability of blacks to exercise their right to vote. Yet those of us who carry on their fight recognize there is still so much to be done. African-Americans are entitled to the same rights and treatment as everyone else when […]

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The voting rights act of 1965 provided equal voting opportunities for all men and women of all races.

When I grew up in small Lumberton, NC, racial barriers were very much a part of daily life. When it came to exercising our rights, including our right to vote, minorities faced countless obstacles – from actually getting to the polls to overcoming discriminatory requirements to cast a ballot. With a tremendously important Election Day […]

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