The Voting Rights Act 50 Years Later: Race and the Ballot Box

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The 1965 Voting Rights Act paved the way for black voters in states where they'd been denied the franchise, despite the Bill of Rights and the Civil War. In 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that enforcement wasn't needed any more. Now, Alabama's accused of trying again to keep blacks away from the polls, while the Supreme Court's being asked to rule that Latinos get an unfair advantage. We hear more about voter ID's, the drawing of district boundaries and the Constitution.