Voting Rights Act - updates

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Obama in Selma: 'Our march is not over'

Mar 08, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Obama pays a stirring tribute to the sacrifice of a generation of activists who marched so that black Americans could enjoy civil rights and opened the road that eventually led him to the White House

Obama slams Supreme Court voting decision

Jun 26, 2013 - 12:42 AM

US President Barack Obama said he was deeply disappointed by a Supreme Court decision to strike down a key section of an election law designed to guard against racial discrimination

US President Barack Obama speaks in an online message posted at the White House official website June 22, 2013. Frame grab courtesy of the White House