Title VII at 60: A look at the landmark law’s past, present and future

Sixty years ago, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law just hours later.

To commemorate its anniversary, HR Dive has prepared a series of articles on the history and future of the act’s Title VII, a landmark piece of legislation that banned employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.

Below are a visual history of the law; a profile of a federal official whose life path is personally intertwined with the birth of the law; predictions for the legislation’s future; and more.