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Civil Rights Act of 1964

ByLauren Emeritz
Washington DC: Abstract Orange, 2024. Edition of 20.

7 x 11"; 12 leaves (Title page plus 11 loose leaves). Text printed in dark green ink on lightweight chipboard. Page number printed in bright orange lower right of each card. Housed in wrap around jacket of neon green paper with title printed on cover in dark green. Velcro closure. Signed and numbered on the back by the artist.

This piece is printed and designed by Lauren Emeritz and is based on the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). This federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and religion in employment, education, and access to public facilities and public accommodations. Each sheet has brief text or “sound bites” addressing the provisions within the Civil Rights act.

Equal Voting Rights
Equal Access to Public Accommodations
Access to Public Facilities
Access to Public Education
Expand Civil Rights Commission
Equal Access to Federal Programs
Equal Employment Opportunities
Compile Voting Registration & Data
Move Civil Rights Cases to Federal Courts
Create the Community Relations Service
Legal Procedures for Civil Rights Violations

Civil Rights Act of 1964

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