Obama: LBJ’s Civil Rights Legacy Reflects ‘What The Hell The Presidency Is For’

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    President Barack Obama honored the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act Thursday, praising former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s work to fulfill the promise of American equality.

    Speaking at a ceremony in Austin, Texas, Obama said he has “lived out the promise of LBJ’s efforts” by serving as the country’s first black president.

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