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History

The Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson (1908-73), aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that denied African Americans their right to vote under the 15th Amendment.









Sources:

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/fifteenth-amendment
http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/19th-amendment
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/today-in-history-june-22/ss-BBCHDNH#image=9