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LDF Client Imani Clark Talks on Her Experience with Voting Laws As We Mark the VRA 50th Anniversary

Thursday, August 6, 2015

50 years on, does the Voting Rights Act offer adequate protection?

Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act outlawed discriminatory practices used to stop Americans from casting a ballot. President Obama marked the occasion with civil rights leaders, cautioning that those rights are still at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Imani Clark, a student at Prairie View A&M University, voting rights scholar Kareem Crayton and Zoltan Hajnal of University of California, San Diego.