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1964 Civil Rights Act: 50th Anniversary - Exhibition

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Morris Library, Information Room on 1st Fl. Morris Library, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson urged Congress to pass Kennedy’s civil rights bill.  Signed into law on July 2, 1964, the civil rights bill outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national origin in public accommodations, education, voting, employment, and housing. This exhibition features books, manuscripts, videos and photographs.  

 

Sponsor: Morris Library

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Event Type

Community, Exhibitions, Faculty & Staff, Equity & Inclusion

Departments

Center for Black Culture, Library

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Tags

CBC

Cost

Free & Open to the Public

Contact Name

UD Library Special Collections

Contact Phone

302-831-2229

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