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Civil Rights Act

The 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, and national origin. It barred segregation in public facilities and discrimination in employment, and established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Civil Rights Act." (Viewed on July 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/feminism/glossary/cra>.

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