50 Years Of The Civil Rights Act 50 Years Of The Civil Rights Act: Asa Philip Randolph By Rhema Thompson • Jul 2, 2014 The Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons Before the phrase “civil rights movement” had even entered the American lexicon, Asa Philip Randolph was among the earliest forces propelling it. 50 Years Of The Civil Rights Act: Dr. Robert B. Hayling By Patrick Donges • Jul 1, 2014 adeane25 / Photobucket This week, as the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Florida man known as the father of that legislation, Dr. Robert B. Hayling, will be in St. Augustine. 50 Years Of The Civil Rights Act: James Weldon Johnson By Cyd Hoskinson • Jun 30, 2014 Project Gutenberg / WIkimedia Commons July 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The landmark legislation outlawed discrimination at the polls and in schools, workplaces and public buildings. St. Augustine Commemorates Largest Mass Arrest Of Rabbis In U.S. History By Melissa Ross • Jun 17, 2014 Israel Dresner Among the moments being celebrated during the commemoration of the civil rights movement is a little known local milestone — the largest mass arrest of rabbis in United States history. Charlie Cobb On The Role Of Guns In The Civil Rights Movement By Melissa Ross • Jun 16, 2014 John Abromowski / Workman Publishing Award-winning journalist, former field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and Jacksonville resident, Charlie Cobb was at the center of the "Freedom Summer" of 1964. St. Augustine Celebrates Civil Rights Act Anniversary With Song By Melissa Ross • Feb 27, 2014 AP file photo An orchestral piece commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be performed this weekend in a city known for playing a vital role in the movement.