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Chicago celebrates 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

by DeJonique Garrison
July 08, 2014


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Freedom Rider Thomas Armstrong gives the audience candid details of stories surrounding his fight for civil rights. Garrison/MEDILL

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked a pivotal turning point in American history. Dejonique Garrison was at the Thompson Center for the unveiling.