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Voting Rights Act at 50, Hollywood's Diversity Problem, and Lifestyle Branding

August 6, 201553 min
Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. Since then, there?s been a near-constant battle over the law. Here in California, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced that around 45,000 non-violent felons will be getting back their right to vote. And, Hollywood is a tough place for women and minorities on screen and off.

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