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On June 19, 1964 the US Senate passed the Civil Rights Bill by a vote of 73-27 after 54 working days of filibuster since it was introduced in March. This was the first time the Senate had invoked cloture since 1927. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill two weeks later on July 2, 1964. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Civil Rights Background Study - Paired Fiction and Poetry

Naomi and Wash were both experienced prejudice. They looked down upon by the white authorities and community members.

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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X only met once, on March 26, 1964 when both were attending Senate hearings for the Civil Rights Bill. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Patriotic decor abraham lincoln gettysburg address parchment print poster 1381

abraham lincoln gettysburg address images | Bill of Rights Institute: Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address ...Nov. 19, 1863.

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John Lewis, a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee who had planned to call the civil rights bill "too little, too late" at the 1963 March on Washington, shown on April 16, 1964. Photo by Marion S. Trikosko, U.S. News and World Report.

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Oct 12 Nine More Cities Change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day …Because America is Racist, or something

civil rights movement in america 1960s | Native American and Chicano students protest the 500th anniversary of ...

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Sept. 91957, The same day Pres. Eisenhower is signing the 1957 Civil Rights bill civil rights activist and leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth is badly beaten in Birmingham,AL while trying to enroll his children in school.

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Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr. is an American business executive, attorney, and civil rights activist. A leading figure in the Civil Rights Movement, he was chosen by President Bill Clinton as a close adviser. Jordan has become known as an influential figure in American politics. Born in Georgia to Mary…Vernon E. Jordan Jr: Business Executive, Civil Rights Activist, Attorney

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