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50 years later… the Voting Rights Act

October 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - November 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered to be one of the most significant civil rights legislation in the US. It prohibits racial discrimination in voting. So now 50 years has passed and the question is…Is it still relevant in our world? The imagine displayed will speak about the significance of the legislation and how it impacts us…TODAY

 

UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1965: Participants, some carrying American flags, marching in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965 (Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images)UNITED STATES – CIRCA 1965: Participants, some carrying American flags, marching in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965 (Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images)

Gallery Opening: October 8th, 2015 @ Elijah Pierce Gallery

Artists featured:
Melvin “Melle Mel” Robinson, Kevin Willis, Cortney Cotts, Bill “Cat” Miller, Jessica Depp, Mary Helen Fernandez-Stewart, Anthony Alden Vines, Heiderose Forby, Latosha Matthews, Don “Doncee” Coulter, Shellee Fisher, Jelise Roberts, Kojo, Beryl K. Thompson, Shellio, and Jack Dykes

Details

Start:
October 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
End:
November 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

The King Arts Complex
Phone:
614.645.5464
Email:
info@kingartscomplex.com
Website:
www.kingartscomplex.com

Venue

The Elijah Pierce Gallery
867 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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Phone:
614.645.5464
Website:
http://kingartscomplex.net/elijah-pierce-gallery/