On Aug. 6, 1965, photo, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a ceremony in the President's Room near the Senate Chambers on Capitol Hill in Washington.
On Aug. 6, 1965, photo, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a ceremony in the President's Room near the Senate Chambers on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP
On Aug. 6, 1965, photo, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a ceremony in the President's Room near the Senate Chambers on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP

Column: 50 years later, remembering a key civil rights moment

July 23, 2015 11:12 PM