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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and Valarie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, joined us on“The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to talk with us on this special day.

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Jarrett recognizes the challenges minorities face when it comes to voting, but she encourages the community to continue to fight.

“Even if they try to make it hard on us, the lines are long and they ask us for multiple IDs, we still need to vote,” said Jarrett.

Listen to the audio player to hear more from Valerie Jarrett and find out how the President will commemorate this day in this exclusive interview!



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