NEW NNPA PRESIDENT TAKES HELM - No sooner than the National Newspaper Publishers Association elected Dr. Benjamin Chavis (second from left) their new president/CEO during their conference in Portland, Oregon last week, did he get right to work. Dr. Chavis is seen here honoring former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, with NNPA Editor George Curry (left) and NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell. [photo courtesy of NNPA]
Pres. Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.