I am having nothing to do with this so-called civil rights bill.
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Richard Russell (D-GA) commands the "southern bloc" in opposing not only this particular civil rights bill, but any legislation that would improve the condition of Blacks.
On June 19, the Senate the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Where civil rights are concerned, there are three distinct voting blocs in the Senate: northern Democrats who support civil rights, Republicans who favor civil rights in the abstract but dislike government regulation as a matter of principle, and the "southern bloc" which is fiercely opposed to civil rights.
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Within days, most motels and restaurants resume operating on a "white-only" basis, telling officials that the Klan will retaliate violently against anyone who obeys the Civil Rights Act.
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With final enactment of the Civil Rights Act now just days away — and with it an end to segregated public facilities — appointment of a biracial committee is the key remaining issue.
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We were afraid but we felt we just had to go on."As the civil rights bill continues through the legislative process, violent attacks against beach wade-ins and the night marches to the Slave Market continue.
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They know there is no longer any hope of preventing the civil rights bill from becoming law, but they still believe they can keep Blacks "in their place" through violence and intimidation.