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Watch This 10-Minute Film to Understand the Attack on Voting Rights

Election history will be made in less than five weeks, and not just because voters may choose the nation's first female president. This will be the first presidential election in 50 years where citizens will cast their ballots without the protections of key portions of the Voting Rights Act. Signed into law in August 1965, the law was designed to help racial minorities overcome decades of racism and discrimination in registering to vote and casting ballots.
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