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Why we’re still fighting over voting rights, 50 years on

Clip: 08/06/2015 | 11m 10s

Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act outlawed discriminatory practices used to stop Americans from casting a ballot. President Obama marked the occasion with civil rights leaders, cautioning that those rights are still at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Imani Clark, a student at Prairie View A&M University, voting rights scholar Kareem Crayton and Zoltan Hajnal of University of California, San Diego.

Aired: 08/06/15

Rating: NR

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