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1964 Turning Winds

The Catholic Interracial Council of the Twin Cities (CICTC) continued to push for justice, human rights and equal housing in1964. Although less chaotic than 1963, events such as the rise of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, Lyndon Johnson's presidency and the Vietnam War continued to impact the CICTC. Of significance is the signing of the Civil Rights bill.

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In a democratic society, everyone has a voice in how our country is led.

  • Describe a time when you wrote to, or wanted to write to, a local, state or national government representative.
  • How much of an impact do you think we have in influencing our government representatives?