Educational Videos

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Its Connection to the 15th Amendment

Sussan Daftary

This video covers the significance of the 15th Amendment and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in securing the right of Black people to vote.

Voting Rights and the Constitution

Jodi Cleesattle, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice

What does the Constitution say about the right to vote? It took four amendments, nationwide protests and federal legislation to secure this right for all Americans - at least for those over the age of 18. In this video, learn about the history of voting rights and why the right to vote matters.

The Post-Slavery Amendments of the Constitution

Robert Burns, Attorney, Law Offices of Robert Burns

This video focuses on the Post-Slavery Amendments to the Constitution: the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments. We suggest that this video be watched in conjunction with its companion slideshow presentation.