VRA

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VRAVolta River Authority
VRAVoting Rights Act of 1965
VRAVulcan Riders Association (motorcycle club)
VRAVariable Rate Application
VRAVolunteer Rescue Association ( Australia)
VRAVisual Resources Association
VRAVirtual Register Allocation
VRAVaradero, Cuba - Juan Gualberto Gomez (Airport Code)
VRAVoluntary Restraint Agreement
VRAVulnerability Risk Assessment
VRAVirginia Recycling Association
VRAVeterans Recruitment Appointment
VRAVoice Risk Analysis
VRAVampire Rights Amendment (True Blood; TV show)
VRAVariable Rate Audio
VRAVeterans' Recruitment Act
VRAVacation Rental Advertising (various locations)
VRAVocational Rehabilitation Act of 1793
VRAVeterans' Readjustment Authority
VRAVeteran's Readjustment Appointment
VRAVeterans' Recruitment Authority
VRAVolatile Removal Assembly
VRAVoyage Repair Availability (US DoD)
VRAVegetable Rights Association
VRARough Airspeed (aviation)
VRAValidated Requirements Authority
VRAVibration Resistant Anchor (construction)
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Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 established a formula to identify state and local governments that used these tactics and were subject to pre-clearance requiring federal approval before implementing any electoral changes.
The last chapter of Bending Toward Justice illustrates how much the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has changed American politics and government.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibits discrimination in voting.
Generally, the remaining "Jim Crow" laws were overruled by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but many of the Southern States prolonged the tension by dragging their feet in enacting this legislation--eventually to no avail.
Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibits voting practices or procedures that discriminate on the basis of race, color or membership in one of the language minority groups identified in Section 4 (f)(2) of the Act.
Supreme Court had that demographic shift in mind when on June 25 it struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
HOLDER, the Supreme Court struck down the coverage formula of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA).
The March, which became a key moment in the growing struggle for civil rights in the United States, was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and credited by many with helping to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) has been called one of the most effective pieces of civil rights legislation in U.
News reports documenting the marchers being attacked by state troopers revealed the cruelty of the segregated South and helped hasten the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.