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08/06/1953 Segregation ends in D.C Restaurants

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Experiencing Racism in Segregated Mississippi in the 1960s | Iowans Return to Freedom Summer

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Kicked out of restaurant for being black: Jim recounts sit-in protest in Columbia, Missouri in 1960

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The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Explained | This Day Forward | msnbc

District of Columbia v. John R. Thompson Co. Inc. is a United States Supreme Court case over the validity of the local Washington Acts of 1872 and 1873 prohibiting segregation in public places within the District. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the segregating policies practiced by Thompson’s Cafeteria were illegal. Thus, the legal ramifications of the 1872 and 1873 Acts could once again be enforced, marking a huge victory for the national black community.
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