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Civil Rights Act Of 1964

WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act's legislative debate, then-Sen. Hubert Humphrey, responding to predictions, promised, "I'll eat my hat if this leads to racial quotas."

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

The arc of history bent 50 years ago with passage of Civil Rights Act

Fifty years ago, the landmark legislation known as the U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 became the law of the land. It's very passage was the culmination of a century worth of sweat and struggle to codify the gains made during the Civil War.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
A half century working for civil rights

A half century working for civil rights

MERRILLVILLE | “Are we there yet?”

June 18, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

At the conclusion of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, James McHenry, one of Maryland's delegates, stopped Benjamin Franklin as he left Independence Hall.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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