Voting rights act of 1965

What is Voting rights act of 1965?

Voting rights act of 1965 definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
A law passed at the time of the civil rights movement. It eliminated various devices, such as literacy tests, that had traditionally been used to restrict voting by black people. It authorized the enrollment of voters by federal registrars in states where fewer than fifty percent of the eligible voters were registered or voted. All such states were in the South.