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This Day In Black History: July 2, 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964 signed into law.
07/02/2021

This Day in Black History: Oct. 2, 1967

Thurgood Marshall sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice.
10/02/2014

This Day in Black History: Aug. 30, 1967

Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice.
08/30/2014

This Day in Black History: Aug. 6, 1965

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act.
08/06/2014

This Day in Black History: July 19, 1971

Patricia Roberts Harris starts 2nd term as health secretary.
07/19/2014

MLK III Reflects on Voting Rights as Congress Honors His Parents

Congress honors MLK III's parents with gold medal.
06/24/2014

This Day in Black History: June 19, 1964

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is passed by the Senate.
06/19/2014

Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

President Obama pays tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson.
04/10/2014

Commentary: Trading Hoods for Neckties

Examining race and racism 50 years post-Civil Rights Act.
04/10/2014

Obama to Headline Civil Rights Summit in Texas

Leaders to honor Lyndon B. Johnson's contributions.
04/07/2014

This Day in Black History: Jan. 17, 1927

Eartha Kitt, a world renowned artist, was born.
01/17/2014