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Civil Rights Pioneers Remember Struggle for Equal Rights

On July 2, many people across the United States are marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act into law.  It's a sweeping piece of legislation that outlawed discrimination based on race and ended racial segregation in schools, the workplace and in public accommodations. The law won final passage after years of civil rights protests in which people lost their lives. Millions marched around the country for equal rights -- led by Martin Luther King...

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