The recently released film Selma gives viewers a glimpse into the sacrifices people such as Martin Luther King Jr. undertook to pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965. However, although American society has taken large strides forward since the Civil Rights Movement, the residue of Jim Crow laws lingers today in a new, subtle form, says CBI president Dr. Schuringa.

In a recent article for Sojourners, Dr. Schuringa writes:

The march toward equality for all citizens did not end at Selma—there is still much road to be covered.

Find out why in Dr. Schuringa’s new article in which he urges the church to consider the importance of securing voting rights for a new demographic: people with felony convictions.

Read the full article and share your own thoughts at Sojourners.