You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Equality: 55 Years of Civil Rights

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Tara Kibler

On this day 55 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 during the height of the civil rights movement. Originally proposed by President John F. Kennedy, the act prohibited discrimination, ended racial segregation, created equal employment opportunity, and more. Join HeinOnline as we explore the evolution of the act, the efforts that went into its passage, and its ultimate impact.

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NEW DATABASE: John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce a brand new database: the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection. This database is free for U.S. Academic Core and Government, Politics, and Law subscribers and includes more than 54,000 documents and nearly 700,000 pages! HeinOnline will continue to add any new documents released by National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Research this critical information in HeinOnline’s user-friendly platform!

About the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 directed the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to create a collection consisting of all U.S…

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