Saturday, November 16, 2019

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In a Twist of Hypocrisy: Voting Rights...

The signing of the Voting Rights Act in August 1965 was the tangible result of the marches in Selma 50 years ago, a rare...

LBJ’s Private Conversations About Selma and MLK...

Selma director Ava DuVernay probably won’t receive the apologies she so rightfully deserves after audio recordings of former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s conversations about...

10 Things That Will Amaze You About...

In early 1965, after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. decided that registering Black voters in Selma,...

Fifty Years After Civil Rights Act Was...

It has been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and there certainly has been notable progress...

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act,...

  Today is the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation promising to establish individual equality of opportunity under the law...

On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act,...

Presidential legacies were on everyone's mind in Austin, Texas, this week as President Obama and three other presidents addressed the crowd at the Lyndon...