"We Must Scrupulously guard the civil rights and civil liberties of all citizens, whatever their background. We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization." - Franklin D Roosevelt

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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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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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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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The United States Constitution, Limited Government, States’ Rights and The Tenth Amendment–Videos

The United States Constitution, Limited Government, States' Rights and The Tenth Amendment--Videos

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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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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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MLK was a civil rights leader and made it down in history for all the stuff he has done for African Americans and Whites. We are the same and he proved that to the world.

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Religious beliefs shall NOT be used to infringe upon the civil liberties of others, nor shall a national religion be established. Anyone claiming that this is a Christian country has not read their history well.

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