Civil Rights Act of 1964
By: Serena Kana
What is it?
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by President Lydon B. Johnson to prohibit discrimination against color, race, national origin. This included public facilities such as resturaunts, movie theaters, and schools. It also prohibited discrimination against employment and anything based on sex.
The act was signed on July, 2 1964.
What was the impact?
This act allowed people to move away from segregation and racism and into mre integration with the country. Peoples were equal with each other no matter the color of your skin or what race you were.