On the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Now is the Time to Restore it to its Full Power

August 5, 2016 Jackie Tortora

Anniversaries can be celebratory or somber. Today we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and it is the kind of anniversary in which we hail the success of the Act while also acknowledging the deficiencies in our democracy that make the full Act necessary.

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