Photo: On 11 April 1968, exactly one week after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (protecting civil rights workers, expanding the rights of Native Americans and providing antidiscrimination measures in housing) was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, who said: “[ T] he proudest moments of my presidency have been times such as this when I have signed into law the promises of a century.”
Today is Tuesday, 11 April 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:
Genealogy Blogging Items of Note
- Today’s blogging inspiration . . . see details below!
- Happy blogiversary to Travels with Books (started 11 April 2009).
- Today: Barbershop Quartet Day, International Be Kind To Lawyers Day, Jane Matilda Bolin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Civil Rights Act of 1968 – Anniversary, Pink Moon – Full Moon, International Louie Louie Day, Liberation of Buchenwald Concentration Camp – Anniversary, and Spellman College Established – Anniversary.
Daily Blogging Prompts
Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.
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