Over the weekend I realized that just over some 50 to 60 years ago African Americans had to fight to vote in America. Why not honour what notorious blacks and Martin Luther King fought for?
Women had to fight to vote too.
We have come a long way!
Use your voice and vote 🙂
The Voting Rights Act, signed into law byPresident Lyndon Johnson (1908-73) on August 6, 1965, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote under the 15th Amendment (1870) to the Constitution of the United States.
Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 19th amendment guarantees all American women theright to vote.