The Voting Rights Act of 1965 On Aug. 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation that ensured the right to vote for black Americans, ending nearly a century of poll taxes, intimidation and other obstacles. Challenges remain, but the law changed the face of American politics.

Andrew Young and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Atlanta Marchers Want Voting Rights Act Renewed

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Activists Recall Drive for Voting Rights

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Veterans of '60s Voter-Registration Drive Reflect

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Volatile Figure Looks Back on Selma March

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Roundtable: Voting Rights Act, NABJ Conference

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The Voting Rights Act, 40 Years Later

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Voting Rights Act Marks 40th Anniversary

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Technology to Help Voters with Disabilities

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