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What’s the Legacy of the Civil Rights Act 50 Years Later?

As Houston’s city council is poised to vote on an Equal Rights Ordinance, and the Houston Astros prepare to host baseball’s annual Civil Rights game, we look back 50 years to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with University of Houston History Professor Dr. Nancy Young, who’s writing a book about the […]

As Houston's city council is poised to vote on an Equal Rights Ordinance, and the Houston Astros prepare to host baseball's annual Civil Rights game, we look back 50 years to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with University of Houston History Professor Dr. Nancy Young, who's writing a book about the '64 election, and the Civil Rights Act's influence on it.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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