civil rights http://tspr.org en Working Together to Support Civil Rights http://tspr.org/post/working-together-support-civil-rights <p>Republicans joined Democrats to pass the American Civil Rights Act of 1964 in an act of bi-partisanship that’s rare today. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:23:34 +0000 Rich Egger 51845 at http://tspr.org Working Together to Support Civil Rights Work Remains, 50 Years After March on Washington http://tspr.org/post/work-remains-50-years-after-march-washington <p>This week’s commemoration of 1963’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom should note that on the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of that occasion, one of the most effective demonstrations for human rights in the planet’s history is unfinished. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:45:45 +0000 Bill Knight 39316 at http://tspr.org Work Remains, 50 Years After March on Washington Emphasis - May 18 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-may-18 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guest is Civil Rights leader C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb. Dr Vivian was back in town to speak at the Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University.<br /><br />Vivian was a close friend of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and worked alongside him during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and &#39;60s. He said the world does not change unless people get involved.<br /> Fri, 18 May 2012 15:50:17 +0000 Rich Egger 15334 at http://tspr.org Emphasis - May 18