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Brooklyn Eagle: Around Brooklyn: Bichotte commemorates Voting Rights Act


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Bichotte commemorates Voting Rights Act Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Flatbush-Ditmas Park) recently commemorated the 55th anniversary of the day the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. “This landmark legislation made discriminatory voting practices, which were employed across the south, illegal. The act abolished literacy tests and contained enforcement provisions […]

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