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Civil Rights Act 1964

Closer to the Finish Line

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

For the first time in 13 years, the DOE now makes clear that states, school districts, and schools must make education resources equally available to all students without regard to race, color, or national origin. This is some of the unfinished business of the civil rights movement and a giant step forward for poor children, often children of color.

Braden Goyette

15 Charts That Show The U.S. Isn't Over Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Braden Goyette | Posted 07.02.2014 | Black Voices

On July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, officially banning discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. ...

These Are The Artists Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

Throughout the 1960s, a decade marked by an ardent civil rights fight that swept the American nation, many artists found themselves on the side of a b...

JFK's Civil Rights Speech Transformed National Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his Civil Rights Address, calling for the legislation that later became the Civil Rights Act Of 1964....

The Appeal of the Repeal Amendment

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

There are several efforts under way to gut last year's landmark health care legislation. The best known of these is the lawsuit brought by the attorne...

Rand Paul On 'Maddow' Defends Criticism Of Civil Rights Act, Says He Would Have Worked To Change Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MAJOR UPDATES: Rand Paul has responded to the controversy over his appearance on Maddow's show. Click here for the latest. Kentucky Senate candidat...