How Did Lyndon Johnson Contribute To The Civil Rights Movement

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On July the 2nd 1964 Lyndon Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House. Despite privately referring to African Americans as “niggers”. This was the act that made the biggest difference to the lives of black people in America. The Act outlawed racial discrimination and prejudice in employment. It also gave dark skin students the right to use any public services funded by the government, an example of this is schools. It established the Equivalent Opportunities Commission to look into any complaints connecting to discrimination and prejudice. Johnson continued with the work of John Kennedy between 1964 and 1968 to make the way of the civil rights bill a monument to Kennedy 's memory.
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