ERIC Number: EJ199005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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The Odd Evolution of the Voting Rights Act.
Thernstrom, Abigail M.
Public Interest, n55 p49-76 Spr 1979
The Voting Rights Act was a noble response to the callousness of those who permitted and perpetrated the disenfranchisement of Southern Blacks. However, the political polarization of the society along racial and ethnic lines may be its main accomplishment. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Voting Rights Act 1965