To quote Maya Angelou, “You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.”
On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Democrat, signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Handing the Pen to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The new law of the land:
SEC. 2. No voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure shall be imposed or applied by any State or political subdivision to deny or abridge the right of any citizen of the United States to vote on account of race or color.