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Breaking Down the Binary: The Impact of the Civil Rights Act on Latino Communities

Mayra Joachin and Marisol Ramirez

The historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964[1] happened a little over 50 years ago. Many in the civil rights world have scrutinized the outcomes that those 50 years have yielded, with much of the conversation focusing on the impact on the African American community. This paints the picture of a Black/White binary that perpetually frames many civil rights conversations in America. However, the Civil Rights Act has had an impact on a range of minority groups, including Latinos. Continue reading Breaking Down the Binary: The Impact of the Civil Rights Act on Latino Communities