The Voting Rights Act of 1965

Legislation 1965: The Voting Rights Act
“The Voting Rights Act has recently been undermined by the case of Shelby County v. Holder (2013). Conduct some research into this case (including the article from The Guardian entitled ‘Selma leaders lament voting rights losses at congressional award ceremony’) to answer the question “To what extent has the long-term impact of the Voting Rights Act been undermined by recent events?”

Part of the complete scheme of work on the civil rights movement 1954-1965 at ActiveHistory