Editorial Board

Honor Selma by Honoring Voting Rights

Rather than revive narrow state oversight, voting-rights advocates should work for universal voter protections.

Retracing steps taken in 1965.

Photographer: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures

The 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the attack on blacks marching to secure the right to vote in Alabama, has inspired a popular new movie and an Oscar-winning song. But it has not provoked much new thinking about the future of voting rights.

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