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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.


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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President Johnson's Remarks on the Signing of the Civil Rights Bill, 7/2/64


President Lyndon Johnson Signing the 1965 Civil Rights Bill, also known as the Voting Rights Act

President Lyndon Johnson Signing the 1965 Civil Rights Bill, also known as the Voting Rights Act. The law came seven months after Martin Luther King's Selma, Alabama campaign, which pressured Congress to pass the legislation. Aug 6, 1965.

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Former President Lydon B. Johnson addresses Americans introducing Civil Rights Bill