Thanks in large part to the Voting Rights Act of 1965, everyone today agrees that elections should be free and fair to all people. But in an arguably post-racial society, is that crucial piece of legislation still needed to ensure voting rights for all people, regardless of ethnicity or race? On Tuesday, we examine the relevance of the Voting Rights Act for American voters today.
- Dr. Dan McCool, political science professor, University of Utah
Dan McCool edited the new book, “The Most Fundamental Right: Contrasting Perspectives on the Voting Rights Act,” published by Indiana University Press .
She’s a little bit gospel and he’s a little bit folk, but together Hope & Tim bridge these genres to produce a sound that’s smooth and soulful and a bit unconventional. As October’s featured Sounds from the Lounge artist, Hope & Tim join us to talk about music that embraces history, politics and love.
- Tim Glenn, singer/songwriter (guitar and vocals)
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