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background spacing imagebackground spacing imageTOUR: CIVIL RIGHTS

Throughout our history, millions of Americans have fought to expand the civil rights of U.S. citizens. This movement is based on the belief that all Americans should have equal freedom and protection under the law -regardless of race, gender, ethnic background, economic status, age, or physical capabilities. The following tour highlights a few of the significant historical moments, important leaders, and pieces of landmark legislation that have shaped our society and brought greater rights to the American people.

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