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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on Aug. 6, 1965, helped enfranchise millions of African-Americans over the decades. Today, the struggle continues.
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Rick Salutin | The urge to identify symbolically with some larger group runs wide: countries, faiths, "races," Ford nation, Leafs nation. What makes identity so compelling?
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Amy Goodman | The symbol of the Southern states' rebellion and secession, of waging war to protect slavery, may be less visible. But the fight for equality continues.
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Amy Goodman | The film "Selma" follows one of the key moments in the civil-rights movement, the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery, best remembered for "Bloody Sunday" on March 7.
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Amy Goodman | William Worthy and Vincent Harding saw immense social upheaval, revolution, struggle and loss. They dedicated their lives to challenging those in power, and to the pursuit of justice and equality.
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Thomas Ponniah | No athlete in the past century has captured the hearts of progressive activists, writers and commentators around the world more than Muhammad Ali.