Topic: Civil rights

MEDIA ADVISORY: Julian Bond to Keynote LBJ School's Barbara Jordan Forum on Feb. 4

Jan. 27, 2015

Civil rights activist and former Georgia state Sen. Julian Bond will deliver remarks at the 19th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum at the Lyndon B.

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On Civil Rights Anniversary, Educational Opportunity Gap for Young Men of Color Needs More Attention

July 3, 2014

This week, we celebrate 50 years since the signing of the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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We are Rolling Back Civil Rights When it Comes to Employment Decisions

April 16, 2014
We are Rolling Back Civil Rights When it Comes to Employment Decisions

Four U.S. presidents and esteemed leaders of the Civil Rights Movement descended on Austin last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This was a proud moment for the state of Texas and our country.

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The Civil Rights Amendment Should Ensure Health Security for Hispanic Americans

April 16, 2014
The Civil Rights Amendment Should Ensure Health Security for Hispanic Americans

Last week's 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act serves as a reminder that politics and history shape the nation's health care delivery system.

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Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Summit

April 11, 2014
Charlie Strong, left, Texas Longhorns head football coach, former President George W. Bush and Reverend Jesse Jackson hold up

Go up-close and behind-the-scenes at the historic Civil Rights Summit, held on campus at the LBJ Library April 8-10.

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