Voting Changes Lives and Makes History

March 4, 2012 Administrator Jackson and community leaders complete the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. (Credit: US EPA photo by Eric Vance) U.S. Government Works

Voting is more popular than ever, yet I have never seen the United States of America so divisive. This is a shocking realization considering I was born in 1960 in the midst of the civil rights movement, the rise of hippies, free love and decades of Reaganomics that followed.

History of Voting and Civil Rights