On This Day In History

August 6, 1965: Voting Rights Act Signed Into Law

On this day in 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law, protecting all U.S. citizens from racial discrimination while voting.

President Johnson and Dr. King congratulate each other on the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
President Johnson and Dr. King congratulate each other on the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

 

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