History Now 41 (Winter 2015)

The Civil Rights Act of 1964: Legislating Equality

From the Editor

The abolition of slavery, the granting of woman suffrage, and the end to legal racial segregation came about because reformers were willing to challenge social norms and public policies in the streets, the courts, and the halls of government. The timeline of American history marks their victories: the Thirteenth Amendment, the Twentieth Amendment, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this issue of History Now...More »