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Truman wants YOU

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Opinion & News

Guest editorial: Stronger voter protections mean a stronger democracy

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis

On Aug. 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed landmark legislation — the Voting Rights Act (VRA) — into law. It knocked down barriers many states had put in place that disenfranchised minority voters.

The impact of the new law was immediate. Nearly a million African-Americans registered to vote in the first four years after the VRA was signed into law. Read More

Downtown Calendar – September 2016

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Featured events

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition
Friday, Sept. 2 – Monday, Sept. 5

This annual four-day event attracts sculptors from around the world and results in sandcastles and art that stretches out into the bay. The B Street Pier (1140 N. Harbor Drive, Downtown) is home to the Labor Day weekend event. Read More