CHICAGO –(ENEWSPF)--August 6, 2015. Rep. Jan Schakowsky released the following statement in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law:
“The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was a monumental achievement that ensured Americans around the country had the opportunity to exercise their right to vote. This law was the culmination of many bloody years of activism on behalf of the African-American community and their allies. Today, I am privileged to serve alongside Congressman John Lewis – a dear friend of mine who played . . .