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The Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, 1965.  By James Karales

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Emmett Till and the murder that sparked the civil rights movement. 1955 Jet Magazine article and photos.

Emmett Till and the murder that sparked the civil rights movement. 1955 Jet Magazine article and photos.

KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.:

Civil Rights Timeline

KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.:

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march], 08/28/1963

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march], 08/28/1963

Original Caption: Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march (from right to left) Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice; (seated with glasses) Cleveland Robinson, Chairman of the Demonstration Committee; (beside Robinson is) A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the demonstration, veteran labor leader who helped to found the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, American Federation of Labor (AFL), and a former vice president…

The Scottsboro Boys were nine Black teenage boys (the youngest was 13 and the oldest was 19) accused of rape in Alabama in 1931. The landmark set of legal cases from this incident dealt with racism and the right to a fair trial. The case included a frameup, an all-White jury, rushed trials, an attempted l��ynching, an angry mob, and is an example of an overall miscarriage of justice.

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in the 1960s the "whites" and "blacks" supposedly had equal rights but alought of people still treated "blacks" really badly and had a hatred for them that was un waveringly true.

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{black, fat, mean}please read books. listen to people other than your parents and educate yourself...

November 1922, the NAACP ran this ad in the New York Times and other newspapers advocating for the passage of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill. Source: New York Times, November 23, 1922.

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Paul Newman arriving in DC for the 1963 March on Washington

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Birmingham Children's Crusade of 1963. Read about courageous children whose non-violent protests were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement

Birmingham Children's Crusade of 1963. Read about courageous children whose non-violent protests were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement

10 Essential Civil Rights Movement Photographers

10 Essential Civil Rights Movement Photographers

The iconic imagery surrounding the civil rights movement, while problematic for some, is unquestionably powerful, especially for those of us who weren’t around to witness this important chapter in American history firsthand. These pictures not only…

Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources | Scholastic.com

Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources | Scholastic

Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources | Scholastic.com

amazing video on Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States

Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States

The African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955--1968) refers to the social movements in the United States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against ...