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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

What:   On July 2, 1964 Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the onlookers who witnessed President     Lyndon B. Johnson sign the Civil Rights bill into law.   The Black Hawk County Chapter of the NAACP will hold a press conference to commemorate this historic event, acknowledge the progress and to speak to some of the systemic issues perpetuating the inequities and marginalization of people of color in the United States. 

When:   Tuesday, July 2 2014 at Noon

Who:     BHC Chapter NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Michael Blackwell; NAACP, Religious Leaders, Community Leaders and public

Where:  In front of the Black Hawk County Courthouse on 5th Street side (the former entrance to the building)    

Belinda Creighton-Smith, MDiv
Faith Temple Baptist Church
415 Walnut Street
Waterloo, IA 50703