US Announces Civil Rights Protections For Transgender WorkersThe government is now interpreting federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender individuals.
John Doar, Ex-DOJ Civil Rights Lawyer, Dies At 92As the assistant attorney general in charge of the Civil Rights Division, Doar challenged discriminatory policies in Southern states that curtailed minority access to the voting booth and state universities.
Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights ActA half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.
White House: 'It's Folly' To Compare Obama With LBJPerhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.
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President Obama To Speak At LBJ Civil Rights Summit The White House says President Barack Obama will speak at an April event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.