Video Clip: Nicole Austin-Hillery on the Voting Rights Act and Preclearance


Nicole Austin-Hillery of the Brennan Center for Justice talked about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and its history, impact, and effectiveness. She discussed how discrimination has changed after the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court ruling. She spoke about the protections included in Sections 3 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

2 minutes


  • Discrimination
  • Jurisdiction
  • Shelby County V. Holder
  • Supreme Court
  • Voter Registration
  • Voting Rights Act Of 1965

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