Civil-Rights

The 55th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Johnson speaking to a camera during the signing of the Civil Rights Act, 1964.

The Civil Rights Act under President Johnson celebrates its 55thanniversary today, and through its passing on July 2nd, 1964, the United States took a significant legislative step towards the equal opportunity of all of her citizens in the aspects of voting, access to healthcare, education, transportation, and employment.The content of the bill is split into eleven titles, each aimed at a specific issue the bill was meant to tackle.

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