Eric Holder on Civil Rights
Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act… read more
Attorney General Eric Holder was the featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964. He talked about the progress made due to the sacrifices of the pioneers of the civil rights movement, and the work that remained to expand the rights of women and members of the gay and transgender community. Other speakers included former Atlanta Mayor and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young. It began with remarks by Howard University interim president Wayne Frederick.
“The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Preserving Progress, Charting the Future” took place on July 15, 2014, sponsored by the Department of Justice and Howard University, was held at the university’s Cramton Auditorium. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- James M. Cole Deputy Attorney General Department of Justice
- Wayne A. I. Frederick President (Interim) Howard University
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