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Equality of economic opportunity

United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Equality of economic opportunity

a report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

by United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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Published by The Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Affirmative action programs -- United States.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesTwenty years after Brown ; 3d
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4903.5.U58 U53 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 83 p. ;
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4853327M
      LC Control Number75602459

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        In his book, YouTube videos, citizens of a democracy are entitled to an equal opportunity at economic and social success. form of “equal opportunity,” the . Economic Opportunity Act (EOA), federal legislation establishing a variety of social programs aimed at facilitating education, health, employment, and general welfare for impoverished Americans. It was signed into law in August by U.S. Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson as one of the landmarks of his War on Poverty and Great Society domestic programs.. In his State of the Union address in January.


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