Civil Rights Newsletter for 12-10-04

Civil Rights Newsletter for 12-10-04


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Civil Rights Information And Education
Find out the latest civil rights news, legislation, developments, and challenges...neatly packaged in the Civil Rights Newsletter!

Civil Rights After 1964
Civil Rights legislation continues to strengthen the spirit of the documents that were drafted when the (then) fledgling nation we now inhabit was founded. Take a look at some of the most important acts and orders since 1964. The fourth article in the Foundation of Civil Rights series.



This Week In Civil Rights History

On December 6, 1864, American President Abraham Lincoln appointed Mr. Salmon P. Chase to be the chief justice of the United States. Mr. Chase was a renowned attorney in Ohio, and his involvement in the slavery abolition movement culminated in his defending numerous fugitive slaves against prosecution.



Civil Rights Trivia Game

Question:
What is the name given to the laws created by the Southern States that discriminated against African American citizens and prevented them from actively participating in governmental elections and even running for office themselves?

Rules:
If you know the answer, please e-mail me. All who answer correctly, will see their names published in the next newsletter. (Sorry, no other tangible prizes yet!)



Civil Rights News You Can Use

Merry Christmas is not a threat to Denver residents’ civil rights after all! Read how the Mayor of Denver, CO has seen the light and how “Merry Christmas” will not be removed from said light... “Denver Mayor Won't Change Christmas Ad“.



Featured Book Of The Week

My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience
My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience



Civil Rights For Kids

Treat your children to some civil rights history! Visit the U.S. Department of Justice Kids’ Page and read descriptions of federal civil rights laws and examples from American history.



Musing Of The Week

If quitters never win, and winners never quit, why do they say, "Quit while you're ahead"?



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