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    down on from their white allies. But on Sunday, March 8th, 1964, when Senator Hubert Humphrey appeared on the NBC news program Meet the Press to discuss the civil rights bill, many African Americans had hope that something was about to change. Since 1937, several Southern senators had prevented eleven civil rights bills from coming up for a vote in the Senate. But now, the civil rights bill had been approved by the House of Representatives and was sent to the Senate to be debated. For four months, February to June of 1964 legislators who supported of H.R. 7152 (final House vote on the Civil Rights Act 1964) tried to persuade more than sixty-seven senators to vote for cloture. This would be the first…

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    Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act According to The American Association of University Women, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 safeguards individuals against employment discrimination on the grounds of race and color, as well as national origin, sex, and religion. Title VII pertains to employers with fifteen or more employees, including state and local governments. It additionally pertains to employment organizations and to labor establishments, as well as to the federal government.…

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    Outline: Thesis: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was significant to African Americans because of the act, segregation in public places and employment prejudice on the pigment of skin, national origin, gender, ethnicity, or/and religion was brought to an end. The Civil Rights Act was one of the most momentous events to impact the African American community on the account of bringing equality to minorities and leading to the Voting Rights Act 1965, which added greater strength to minorities in…

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    For many, Blacks, the law was merely a political act to cover the guilt of southern folk who felt indifferent towards a race of people because of their color. The writing is this paper presents a summary of the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964; personal experiences of the author, and a Christian Worldview on adverse impacts that discrimination inflicts upon all servant leaders. The Act aims to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws; provide for damages in cases of intentional…

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    Questions for Journal 15: 1. During the presidency of Lyndon Johnson, was the United States growing more united and inclusive, or divided and contentious? Explain. Johnson lobbied for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made discrimination based on race, religion, and gender illegal. Johnson’s Great Society programs were also created to eliminate social injustices in America. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Johnson’s war on poverty were attempts to ensure a more united and inclusive country.…

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    The civil Rights Act of 1964 is consisted of three different civil Rights acts, the first one is the one that study abuses, the second one is the one that says that the fourteenth amendment cannot be ignored, especially when is related to voting. The third one is about equal pay to women. In the civil Rights of 1964 is when everything started changing for African Americans and also strengthens the first and second Acts. The provisions that came with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 were great. All…

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    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 awakened the cognizance of every American within the United States of America’s workforce. Once it was acceptable to deny employment based on discrimination practices. The need for legislative involvement was necessary to combat the discrimination that many educated and capable people were denied honest jobs due to that system. Applicants were literally turned away and prohibited from applying for positions solely based on their race, gender, or religion. Therefore,…

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    The Civil RIghts Act of 1964 is one of the major milestones of the Civil Rights Movement. Its major provisions were ending segregation and discrimination. It required equal job and voting opportunities for everyone. It aimed to end segregation in public places such as busses, and especially, schools. It also prohibited discrimination against people who chose to associate with or marry someone of a different race or color. President John F. Kennedy introduced the act. The act gained lots of…

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    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Racial segregation was an unfortunate part of the U.S history. Before the mid 1960’s, people were not only discriminated against by their skin color, but also segregated from the rest in public facilities, education and employment. In 1964 however, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted. This legislation outlawed any discrimination based in skin color, gender, religion, and sex in the workplace as well as in public places. This legislation changed the way of life…

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    is their civil rights. Some people may not see it that way, but others are so highly dependent on their civil rights that they use it so much to almost be a bad habit to get their way when they cannot any other way. Civil rights are a good thing if taken and used the right way. The people may know and love their civil rights, but do they know how the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed by law. Do they realize how the U.S Supreme Court System interpreted the 1964 Civil Rights Act? Some may know and…

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