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Tue Jun 11, 2024, 06:01 AM Jun 11

On this day, June 11, 1963, John F. Kennedy proposed what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


• 1963 – John F. Kennedy addresses Americans from the Oval Office proposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which would revolutionize American society by guaranteeing equal access to public facilities, ending segregation in education, and guaranteeing federal protection for voting rights.
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