and is credited with pushing Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
What does VRA stand for?
VRA stands for Voting Rights Act of 1965
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 helped galvanize registration.
Liam's president Johnson, sworn into office after John F Kennedy's assassination in 1963, was not present for the march, but he was instrumental in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the National Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Indeed, their transmission in the media led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Among the positive changes he helped bring about and lived to see were the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which gave everyone the right to vote regardless of race.
That's what activists claimed in court last fall in a federal lawsuit charging Gratz's group with violating the Voting Rights Act of 1965.