The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 "Voting Rights Today" Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year's essay and documentary contest is "Voting Rights Today.” The Voting Rights Act was passed as a result of the widespread disenfranchisement of … Continue reading Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders
Profile in Courage Essay Contest
We invite U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage for the Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015.
Civil Rights Today Essay Contest for Texas 12th Graders
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation invites students to explore the enduring issue of civil rights as it impacts them or those around them in the 2014 "Civil Rights Today" Essay Contest. The contest is open to 12th-grade Texas students. Essays must be submitted by midnight on February 10, 2014. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law … Continue reading Civil Rights Today Essay Contest for Texas 12th Graders
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