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Civil Rights Movement: Law

Contains information and resources related to the movement for African American civil rights,1954-1968

Use the tabs below to see resources available on laws related to the Civil Rights Era

The two Constitutional amendments to come out of the Civil Rights Movement were the 23rd Amendment (1961) and the 24th Amendment (1964).

Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Legislative History

These are good general books on Civil Rights Legislation