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(Civil Rights) Act celebrates 50 years of fighting discrimination 7/3/14

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    Published on Jul 7, 2014



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    President Lyndon B.

    Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act on this day 50 ye

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    Published on Jul 7, 2014



    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM

    President Lyndon B.

    Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act on this day 50 years ago.

    Meant to "eliminate the vast vestiges of injustice," the law bans hiring, firing and payment based on sex, race, religion, color or national origin.

    RT's Manila Chan takes a look back at this landmark in American history.

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