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

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Obama Signs Emmett Till Civil Rights Bill

All sizes | Robert Kennedy Retreats on Civil Rights Bill As Blacks Scream Sellout - Jet Magazine, October 31, 1963 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!...

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

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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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Why HRC Supports A Comprehensive LGBT Civil Rights Bill

"At the end of the day, full federal equality is the only acceptable option, nothing more, nothing less," the head of the Human Rights...

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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