Posted in Civil Rights History

Just the Beginning

On this day in 1964, while the Reverend Martin Luther King looked on, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. Intended to…

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Spiking the Football: White America's Refusal To Come To Grips with Race

In my recent piece on President Obama’s press briefing about race following the Zimmerman verdict, I wrote: “There is not one white person alive, myself…

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Rand Paul, Civil Rights Champion! Say What?

Today, Jonathan Chait took down Rand Paul’s claim that he had unwavering support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in comments he recently made at Howard…

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Movers and Shakers by Vince Yanez

Vince is packing up and moving on. You can still find him here at the Slice though. We aren’t letting him go. (click to enlarge)

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