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Until the 1950s, signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and opportunities such as housing, medical care, education, employment, and transportation along racial lines.

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Obama Signs Emmett Till Civil Rights Bill

All sizes | Robert Kennedy Retreats on Civil Rights Bill As Blacks Scream Sellout - Jet Magazine, October 31, 1963 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!...

Martin Luther King and Malcolm X only met once, on March 26, 1964 when both were attending Senate hearings for the Civil Rights Bill. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Why HRC Supports A Comprehensive LGBT Civil Rights Bill

"At the end of the day, full federal equality is the only acceptable option, nothing more, nothing less," the head of the Human Rights...

Looking Black On Today: In 1866 Black People Were Granted Citizenship When Congress Passed Civil Rights Bill of 1866

Civil Rights Bill Top Priority For LGBT Voters, According To New Poll

On November George W. Bush was re-elected President of the United States and voters in 11 states approved constitutional amendments that banned same-sex marriage. Many pundits believed that […]

Civil Rights Bill enacted by Congress March 1, 1875 Civil Rights Bill enacted by Congress. Bill gave Blacks the right to equal treatment in inns, public conveyances, theaters and other places of public amusement. It will be overturned by the Supreme Court in 1883