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In schools and restaurants, voting booths and employment lines, life changed drastically for Americans 50 years ago this summer. National leaders approved the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. The legislation brought some sweeping changes to the country’s racial divisions, but it didn’t eliminate all boundaries, according to Gardner-Webb University Assistant Professor of History Dr. Joseph Moore.
Civil Rights Act of 1964, Dr. Joseph Moore, President Lyndon Johnson
Office of University Communications, "GWU History Professor Talks Historic Civil Rights Act" (2014). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1399.