Today in Peace and Justice history on August 6, 1965

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed by President Johnson, making illegal century-old practices aimed at preventing African Americans from exercising their constitutional right to vote. Push back against voter suppression. Vote and encourage other to. Get a vote button http://www.peacebuttons.info/orderpp.htm#votebutton 

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67 years ago today the United States dropped an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, followed by a second three days later. The decision to use these weapons ended the war with Japan.

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Earth's credit card has been maxed out!

If Earth's resources were a credit card, we have already maxed out our entire allocation for this year. The think thank Global Footprint Network announced that August 19th was “Earth Overshoot Day,” meaning that all the resources we use after that day exceed what our planet can produce in a single year.

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