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Civil Rights Act of 1964: In Pursuit of Equality

Introduction On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed the country in a televised speech that argued emphatically for a more robust Civil Rights Act. “This nation, for...

The Red Summer: Summer of Racial Discontent

Background In 1910, Black families began moving from the rural south, where Jim Crow laws institutionalized discrimination, to industrialized northern cities. This movement, calle...