February 7, 2014 3:42 PM

Black History Month: A look back at 1964

This year is the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. This month, the Observer is marking Black History Month by exploring the stories of Charlotteans who were living in the region in 1964. Here is a look back at some of the people and events that made history in Charlotte and beyond that year.

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