Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

President Lyndon Johnson and Dr. King after signing the Voting Rights Act, 1965.

 As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please remember that 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act. Dr. King was right when he said this about voting, “The denial of this sacred right is a tragic betrayal of the highest mandates of our democratic traditions and it is democracy turned upside down.”