LBJ Presidential Library
The LBJ Presidential Library is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by using technology that’s decidedly 2014.
A day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act.
Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.
President Barack Obama has met with Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. The White House says Obama visited briefly with Davis on Thursday at the LBJ Presidential Library.
President Obama spoke on the final day of the Civil Rights Summit at the University of Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
Barack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.
Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas.
Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, which opens on Tuesday.
The jet that became Air Force One after Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office following the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas is at the center of brewing battle between states of Ohio and Texas.