Tag Archives: Civil Rights Act of 1964

#Blacklivesmatter: LBJ and MLK Jr., Civil Rights passage, reading and viewing

With civil disobedience and protests at an apex the last week after the murder of George Floyd and the killing is several other African-Americans, it is important to think about a time when a southern President who prior to 1957, had opposed Civil; Rights effectively partnered with Martin Luther King Jr. The amount of scholarship […]

MLK Jr., the St Augustine movement and Civil Rights Act of 1964

On this week’s Florida History Podcast we discuss Martin Luther King’s work in St Augustine and how it contributed to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for […]