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Exhibit traces Voting Rights Act – US news – Life – Race & ethnicity | NBC News

ATLANTA — From a bloody attack on an Alabama bridge to a bill-signing ceremony in the White House, a new exhibit traces the history of the federal Voting Rights Act. Organizers of the free exhibit, at the Martin Luther King Jr. historic site, say they hope to show both the difficult struggle to pass the law […]

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Georgia state Sen. Nikema Williams picked to replace Lewis – KITV Channel 4

Lewis helped organize the Freedom Rides, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and led the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where a state trooper fractured his skull with a billy club. That protest galvanized national support for the Voting Rights Act, which candidates for his seat pledged to defend […]