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Civil rights leader hits GOP for calling Voting Rights Act unnecessary

"Chairman Goodlatte has paid no attention to the rampant voting discrimination still happening in the country, most recently seen in the 2014 midterm elections."

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Today in women's history: ERA sent to states for ratification

On March 21, 1972, Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. The amendment fell three states short of being ratified, but the struggle continues to this day.

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Today in black history: Du Bois organized Pan African Congress

W.E.B. Du Bois was an early proponent of Pan-Africanism and helped organize several Pan-African Congresses to free African colonies from European powers. The first of those was on Feb. 19,1919.