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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

provides a summary, history, and teaching activities related to the EEOC and this historic law, which forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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Title I -- Voting Rights

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