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The Lawmakers

Christopher W. Schmidt

in The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226522302
eISBN:
9780226522586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522586.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter centers on the people who crafted, debated, and made into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Of the various provisions in this landmark legislation, none was recognized as more important ... More


Fighting the Uneven Battle: Wooten V. Moore

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Chambers's efforts to enforce Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibited discrimination in restaurants, motels, and other places of public accommodation, ... More


From Food Aid to Food Assistance: 1990–2014

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the many changes legislated for American food aid as, first, American nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) succeeded in receiving expanded legislative authority to use food aid ... More


Panel Discussion on Stability, Resolution, and Dodd–Frank

James R. Barth, John Dearie, David Skeel, and Arthur Wilmarth

in Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this panel discussion, John Dearie, Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Forum, lists several shortcomings of Dodd-Frank, but contends that the banking system is far stronger than it ... More


Public Law 480

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

By 1954, U.S. government-owned food stocks were expanding rapidly, the result of a broad failure in domestic agricultural policy. Not only had it been extremely costly for taxpayers to pay farmers ... More


Epilogue

Traci Parker

in Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648675
eISBN:
9781469648699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648675.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The department store movement succeeded in opening this world to African Americans and provided them with the means with which to make claims to middle-class citizenship, but it certainly did not ... More


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