Voting Rights Act On Tuesday, civil rights groups from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. to mark the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Several provisions of that landmark act are set to expire two years from now. Host Ed Gordon talks with Wade Henderson, Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and Larry Gonzalez, Director of the Washington Office of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund.
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On Tuesday, civil rights groups from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. to mark the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Several provisions of that landmark act are set to expire two years from now. Host Ed Gordon talks with Wade Henderson, Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and Larry Gonzalez, Director of the Washington Office of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund.