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Lauren Gerson / Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Monday
Apr 14
2014

Commemorating the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Last week, President Bill Clinton joined President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

Africa’s Progress

Jul 31, 2013
In 1998, I first traveled to Africa as President, visiting Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Rwanda, Botswana, and South Africa. At the time, sub-Saharan African economies were regressing – that year, GDP per capita growth was -.2 percent – and 21 million adults and children were living with HIV/AIDS. But that’s not what I remember most about my trip.

Celebrating the Little Rock Nine

Feb 26, 2013
As Black History Month comes to a close, we reflect on an historic moment of the civil rights movement and the story of the Little Rock Nine. On September 25, 1957, nine African American students in Little Rock, Arkansas, enrolled in the Little Rock Central High School. Due to their courageous efforts, these students were able to help integrate Little Rock Central...