Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Civil Rights Summit Opens
By Jay Gray
(NBC News) Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker Tuesday evening at the ongoing civil rights summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
The summit marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination in public places based on race, ethnicity, religion or gender.
The summit kicked off Tuesday afternoon in the LBJ auditorium with a panel on gay marriage.
Other programs will include immigration policy and a panel on music and social consciousness.
Police Speak to Person of Interest from Morning Shooting but Suspect is…
HOMICIDE: Special Crimes Investigates Assault Turned Homicide
Explosion in South West Amarillo
STEM Grant to Help Amarillo College Students with Labs, Equipment and…
Randall County Grand Jury Indicts Man on 2 Counts of Aggravated Sexual…