Reflecting on Progress, Obama Honors Civil Rights

April 12, 2014   // 0 Comments

JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press via NNPA/BlackPressUSA AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat in the East Room of the White House with Martin Luther King Jr. and signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to an America where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race. Half a century later, the first black man to become president is c...

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