The sources in this set, including letters, photographs, petitions, reports, hearings, and more, provide further insight into the context of this important Act.
The National Archives' document collection includes letters, photographs, and congressional records related to the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
This site provides a history of voting rights in America, from the 1800s to present.
Learn more about the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as well as information for voting in 2020.
Provides information on major dates in the history of the Voting Rights Act.
Read the full Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Overview of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, from a legal point of view.
This Library of Congress site gives an overview of the history of voting rights for African Americans
Provides history of African American voting rights, including challenges faced today.
A History Channel video about Bloody Sunday.
Information about Bloody Sunday, including primary source documents.
Learn more about the history and impact of the March on Washington.
Provides information on how the U.S. Voting Rights Act was won and how it's under fire today.
This site provides a history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Information about the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, including audio from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s address.
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