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Anthony Siracusa

Anthony Siracusa

Anthony Siracusa is senior director of Inclusive Culture and Initiatives at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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How the Vietnam War pushed MLK to embrace global justice, not only civil rights at home

By: - January 17, 2022

This article originally appeared in The Conversation. On July 2, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. stood behind President Lyndon Baines Johnson as the Texan signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although not the first civil rights bill passed by Congress, it was the most comprehensive. King called the law’s passage “a great […]