Description: This is a panel presentation covering the significance and history of the struggle for voting rights in the United States for Minorities generally and African Americans specifically. From colonial times through the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, through continual, (and lately) successful attempts to curtail those rights. All students and members of the public are welcome to attend. NMSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, Please contact Accessibility Services, 575-439-3721, firstname.lastname@example.org.