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The NAACP hosted a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Medgar Evers.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced he will restore the right to vote to formerly incarcerated Virginians who have completed their sentence and paid all costs.
The NAACP held a wreath-laying ceremony at the Medgar Evers Home Museum in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of Evers’ assassination.
Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill to prohibit employers from asking about criminal history on initial employment applications.