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Voting Rights Act of 1965
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  • After the Voting Rights Act passed, court clerks and judges still kept the jury rolls mostly white through various tactics designed to undermine the law.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Bill on July 2, 1964, and signed the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • Some states permanently strip people with criminal convictions of the right to vote; as a result, in several Southern states disenfranchisement among African American men has reached levels unseen since before the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
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