More Carol McGraw Articles

  • Civil Rights Act: A decadelong fight against discrimination ends because 'it is time'

    by carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    Patricia Seymour was 5 when her grandmother took her to a dime store in Colorado Springs on a July day in 1964. "We sat in a booth and had sodas. I knew it was a special occasion because we had never done that before, but I didn't quite understand," said Seymour, a descendant of one...

  • Civil Rights Act: Stumbling blocks of discrimination not a barrier for federal judge

    by carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    Federal Judge Christine Arguello was 9 years old when the Civil Rights Act was signed in 1964. She credits the legislation as having a vital effect on what she accomplished: becoming the first member of her family to graduate from college, first Latina from Colorado to attend Harvard...

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