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One person, one vote: The 1965 struggle resumes in 2015

This article by Arnie Alpert was published in the Concord Monitor on January 15, 2015. 

When President Lyndon Johnson reached Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by phone on January 15, 1965, it wasn’t to offer birthday greetings.  The president wanted to strategize about voting rights.

PROTECT THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT Public Forum to Demand that the Voting Rights Act be Restored and Expanded! Stop Voter Suppression in Ohio and Elsewhere!

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

PROTECT THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT
Public Forum to Demand that the Voting Rights Act be Restored and Expanded!
Stop Voter Suppression in Ohio and Elsewhere!

U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge called the day the Supreme Court issued its decision gutting the Voting Rights Act, “one of the worst days for civil rights and civil discourse in this country's history."

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