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Newark is planning a school reorganization plan, and parents are claiming that it discriminates against African American students. According to The Star-Ledger: "Parents and a local...
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On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act, which prohibited any form of discrimination in public places, as well as authorized the integration of public facilities. To this very day the Civil Rights Act remains one of the most important pieces of legislation, not just for people of color but for all Americans of different gender, religion, and socio-economic status.
As part of the 50 year anniversary celebration of the Freedom Rides, PBS hosted a 20-city re-enactment journey of the original Freedom Rides. From May 6-17, I along with 39 other students, five original freedom riders and Ray Arsenault, author of “Freedom Rides: 1961 and the Struggle For Racial Justice,” followed the original route from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, Louisiana. Anniston, Alabama was one such stop.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, President Barack Obama yesterday issued a proclamation in honor of those who struggled to forge and protect the rights, freedoms and equality we enjoy today.
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