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Sid Kelly Of Jackson, Mississippi
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Sid Kelly of Jackson, Mississippi, nails up 'Closed-In despair-Civil Rights Bill unconstitutional' sign at Robert E. Lee Hotel, in response to passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He closed his business rather than allow African Americans to stay in his hotel, as required by the new Federal law. July 6, 1964.
December 5th, 2011
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