Civil Rights Act


Posted on January 2020-07-01T22:00:00.000Z



"The civil rights bill is the law of the land today and civil rights groups immediately began testing whether its sweeping provisions against discrimination can break generations of racial barriers in the North and South" 56 years ago today, LBJ signs the Civil Rights Act:


Civil Rights Act


Posted on January 2020-07-01T22:00:00.000Z



July 2, 1964 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law, thus barring discrimination in public accommodations (restaurants, stores, theatres, etc.), employment, and voting. #CivilRightsAct1964 1/4


Civil Rights Act


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Today in 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House. ?? #Equality #MLK #1u #UnionStrong #CivilRights


Civil Rights Act


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56 years ago today, President L.B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, banning discrimination in public places and making employment discrimination illegal. While there is still work to do to fulfill the vision of this law, this landmark act laid the groundwork! #UniteLR


Civil Rights Act


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#OTD 56 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law – with Dr. King watching. Today, as continues to turn back the clock on our nation’s civil & human rights achievements, we fight on for justice. We won't go back. ✊?✊?✊?✊?✊?


Civil Rights Act


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Celebrating 56 years of the #CivilRightsAct today.


Civil Rights Act


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"It's one thing to tell someone to do what's right and another thing for them to do it." — THE NICKEL BOYS by The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted 56 years ago today, but stories like THE NICKEL BOYS are a reminder that we still have a long way to go.


Civil Rights Act


Posted on January 2020-07-01T22:00:00.000Z



On this day, 56 years ago the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed. This law reminds us that one law can not solve racism; the fight for racial equality and justice continues today.


Civil Rights Act


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Happy Civil Rights Act Day to everyone, but especially the Notorious LBJ


Civil Rights Act


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On this day July 2,1964 The Civil Rights Act was passed. #civilrightsmovement


Civil Rights Act


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When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law 56 years ago, the fabric of our nation was forever altered. For the first time, no matter the color of your skin, equality was the law of the land.


Civil Rights Act


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#OnThisDay in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House. Here he and Lady Bird greet #SouthCarolina Governor Donald and Virginia Russell.


Civil Rights Act


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How much of a giant was Rep. Peter Rodino (D-Newark)? He was the author of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed 56 years ago today. That's Rodino at the bill signing, standing over President Johnson and next to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #ThrowbackThursday


Civil Rights Act


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All 17 members of the New Jersey congressional delegation voted yes on the Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law 56 years ago today. #ThrowbackThursday