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1920 Independence Kansas Riots
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20202.67304-30-2002
At Independence, Kan., on December 17, 1920, after a clash between whites and blacks in which several persons were killed or injured, the sheriff of Montgomery county called for military aid.
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1921 Tulsa Race Riot
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20214.5211-02-2002
1921, Tulsa Race Riot, Black History, Red Cross Relief, Bob Hower
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1967 RIOTS
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20415.5210-23-2002
1967 was a significant year for urban race riots. Two notable full-scale urban riots which occured in 1967 were in Newark, New Jersey and Detroit Michican.
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32 Years to Justice
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20178105-12-2003
A dissonant mix of 1998 technology and a 1950s Mississippi courtroom was the stage for the fifth trial of Ku Klux Klan leader Sam Bowers for ordering the 1966 murder of civil-rights activist Vernon Dahmer.
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A Brief History of Civil Rights in the United States
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20366.5401-01-2002
A Brief History of Civil Rights in the United States of America The first permanent English colony in North America was founded at Jamestown, Virginia, in May of 1607. Twelve years later, in 1619, a Dutch ship sailed into the harbor at Jamestown
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A Profile of African American in Tennessee History
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19581201-01-2002
Approximately 235 black Americans lost their lives to lynch mobs in``1892, and 204 blacks suffered lynchings in Tennessee between 1890 and 1950.
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About Lynching
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20677.5204-20-2002
Collection of essays, extracts, and photographs of victims.
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Affirm. Action 1953 - 1963
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19997301-01-2002
1953 - 1963 Ascension of the Contemporary Civil Rights Movement The notion of the government taking an active, or affirmative, role in dismantling institutional racism was underscored by President Harry Truman's Committee on Governmental Contract Co
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African American collections concerning Civil Rights, Discrimination,
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198210101-01-2002
African-Americans, African Americans, Blacks, Civil Rights, Discrimination, James Groppi, Civil Disturbances, Records, History, Businesses, History, Milwaukee County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Washington County, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
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African American Hotline - Civil Rights
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194410101-01-2002
Timeline of the Movement
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African American Journey: Civil Rights Laws and Legislation Since 1945
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203310101-01-2002
Modern civil rights laws that have attempted to end racial discrimination against African Americans. A watershed in black history: the 1954 decision of the United States Supreme Court in Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, ending the separate
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African American Journey: Civil Rights Organizations Since 1945
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19374101-01-2002
Civil rights organizations in recent black history (since 1945). Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC); Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Black Panther Party; Black Muslims. Use of sit-ins,
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African American Rights During the Gold Rush Era
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20936101-01-2002
Negro Rights Activities in Gold Rush California By RUDOLPH M. Long before the Civil War free Negroes were active in movements to improve the position of their people in American society.
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African-American:Roy Wilkins
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199310201-01-2002
ROY WILKINS (1901-1981) Civil Rights Leader On September 8, 1981, Roy Wilkins, who had served as Executive Secretary of the NAACP for 22 years, died quietly in New York City at the age of 80.
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AfroCentric News Network
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1943No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Read a 1998 obituary for the Black Panther leader and resident of Uganda.
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Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet: Civil Rights Movement
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1992No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom: Civil Rights Movement Unit Introduction to the Civil Rights Movement Unit Many of the major events which defined the modern Civil Rights Movement in America took place in Alabama during the 1950s and 1960s.
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Alabama Live's Civil Rights Site
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1947No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Though recent events on the timeline may demonstrate that we are still a long way from the dream of racial unity that King envisioned, moments of cooperation and respect indicate that we have made progress over the last thirty years.
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alt.culture: L.A. riots
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19375.5201-01-2002
Week of urban mayhem ignited by the April 29, 1992, jury acquittal of four white police officers who were captured on videotape beating black motorist Rodney King. The angry response in South Central.
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Asa Philip Randolph
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19971101-01-2002
Asa Philip Randolph was born April 15, 1889 in Crescent City, Florida, one of two sons of Reverend James William and Elizabeth Robinson Randolph, both descendants of slaves. His father was an African Methodist Episocopalian (AME) minister, whose parishion
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Bayard Rustin
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2035No Votes Yet11-02-2002
Although Bayard Rustin was one of the most important leaders of the American civil rights movement from the advent of its modern period in the 1950s until well into the 1980s, his name was seldom mentioned; he received comparatively little press or media
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Beyond the Playing Field
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1958No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Beyond the Playing Field Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate To the average man in the average American community, Jackie Robinson was just what the sports pages said he was, no more, no less. He was the first Negro to
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Black Civil Rights
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1947No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Civil Rights In USA (1954-1970) Back to Historic Home Page Contents Separate but Equal Brown v the Board of Education The Montgomery Bus Boycott Little Rock Akansas The Movement 1960 -1965 Sit-ins Freedom Rides James Meredith The Campaign in
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Black GOP Civil Rights Movement
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1960No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black GOP - "INITIATIVE GRASSROOTS" In the great tradition of the "Abolitionist" and "Radical Republicans" Black Power & Civil Rights Movements of the 1960's "DEMONSTRATOR SHOVED BY POLICE.
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Black History Pages: Riots
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1946No Votes Yet04-30-2002
Annotated directory of sites related to the history of race riots in the U.S.
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Black History: The Little Rock Nine
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1967No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Now imagine that you are a black student in 1957 preparing to go Little Rock Central High School to attempt what seemed was impossible, the integration of public schools.
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Black Holocaust in America
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19328101-01-2002
The date was June 1, 1921, when "Black Wallstreet," the name fittingly given to one of the most affluent all-Black communities in America, was bombed from the air, and burned to the ground by mobs of envious whites.
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Black Panther Party History
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1948No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Overview of the Black Panthers includes photos and profiles of the party leaders within the context of the civil rights movement.
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Black Tulsa businessman has been cleared
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1935No Votes Yet01-01-2002
New York Times, Sat., October 26, 1996 TULSA, Okla. -- Seventy-five years after the fact and six decades after his death, a black Tulsa businessman has been cleared of wrongdoing in connection wit...
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Black wall street A Dream Lost pt.1
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1946No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A little-known chapter of African-American history that happened nearly 75 years ago in Tulsa Oklahoma.The night's carnage left some 3,000 African-Americans dead, and over 600 successful businesses...
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Black wall street pt.4
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A little-known chapter of African-American history that happened nearly 75 years ago in Tulsa Oklahoma.The night's carnage left some 3,000 African-Americans dead. as told by Ronald E. Childs,Ron Wa...
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Boston Civil Rights March
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1952No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Boston Civil Rights March took place on April 23, 1965 at the Boston Commons.
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Brown v. Board of Education
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1957No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the leading civil rights organization in the country, had never accepted the legitimacy of the "separate but equal" rule, and in the 1940s and 1950s had brought a series of cases desi
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Christine's Black History Pages - Lynching
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1974No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African-American history Internet guide features a section devoted to lynchings in the US. Find annotated links to resources.
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Civil Rights
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1945No Votes Yet01-01-2002
February 1, 1999 Civil Rights Civil Rights Basics Easier - Civil rights means that people have the right to be treated the same regardless
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Civil Rights - Law
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1940No Votes Yet09-09-2002
Brief discussion and explanation of the area of Civil Rights, by the Scarlett Law Group.
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Civil Rights in Central Alabama
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1932No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Civil Rights in and around Montgomery Alabama - People - Monuments - Events
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Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
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193310101-01-2002
Univ. of Southern Miss. collection documents the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Special section on events in the city of Hattiesburg.
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Civil Rights Movement
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1937No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Up until 1966 the Civil Rights Movement had united widely disparate elements in the black community along with their white supporters and sympathizers, but in that year signs of radicalism began to appear in the movement as younger blacks became impatient
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Civil Rights Photo
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1941No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Civil rights march in Frankfort, 1964. Kentucky Department of Public Information Collection. When a bill banning discrimination in public accommodations stalled in the Kentucky General Assembly in March 1964, representatives of the civil rights movement..
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Civil Rights Struggle
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1927No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Read a brief article about the governor's political career and championing of segregation.
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Civil Rights Tribune
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19107101-01-2002
Collection of articles about the people, the driving forces, the news, and the political figures associated with the civil rights movement.
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Civil rights, history, civil rights movement
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2480No Votes Yet01-01-2002
March with civil rights leaders, discover the history of the civil rights movement, promote equal rights and join the equality and rights movement with 4CivilRights.com
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Civil Rights: A People Divided
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1929No Votes Yet01-01-2002
No, I am not referring of the division between the Union and the Confederacy, but the division of Blacks among Blacks. As noted by the previous mention of Black slave owners, all Blacks were not of one mind in the city nor on the farm.
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Civil Rights: A status report
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1939No Votes Yet01-01-2002
An examination of the history of Black America -- From Jamestown to modern day.
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Civil Rights--Positive Facts, Views, Articles, Etc.
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1943No Votes Yet01-01-2002
POSITIVE CIVIL RIGHTS INFORMATION SOURCE SHEETS ACRR Civil Rights Documents Archive African American Links of Interest Afro-American Site Resource Page Race and Racism Links Affirmative Action As Seen By the Press ACLU--American Civil Liberties Union...
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CNN - St. Petersburg quiet as leaders assess riots - Oct. 26, 1996
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Civil Rights Commission to help probe violence In this story: ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (CNN) -- The streets of St. Petersburg were calm overnight as scores of extra police patrolled the bayfront ...
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CNN - Tulsa panel seeks truth from 1921 race riot - August 3, 1999
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1932No Votes Yet01-01-2002
CNN WEB SITES: TIME INC. MORE SERVICES: SITE GUIDES: FASTER ACCESS: WEB SERVICES: CNN's Charles Zewe looks back at a neglected chapter in American history
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Coleman Young - Insisting on rights for all
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1976No Votes Yet01-01-2002
In the early 1950s, it was a hit throughout the black neighborhoods of Detroit: the recording of Coleman Young's testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee on Feb. 28, 1952.
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Colored Reflections - 1
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196110109-29-2002
Colored Reflections is a "collective history" site covering the quest for civil rights and equality over the last fifty years.
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CPL Chicago: 1966-1977: Riots
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1923No Votes Yet01-01-2002
56K Source: Chicago (Ill.). Dept. of Police. Training Div. Riot Control Formations. 1968, p4. Chicago Historical Information Chicago riots in the 1940s and 50s typically involved angry white mo...
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Dahmer (Vernon F.) Collection
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1948No Votes Yet05-12-2003
Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer was born March 10, 1908, to George and Ellen Dahmer of Forrest County, Mississippi. He attended Bay Spring High School and in March 1952 married Ellie Jewell Davis of Rose Hill. Vernon and Ellie were the parents of seven sons and one daughter. The family home in north Forrest county was part of the Kelly Settlement area.
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Daisy Lee Gatson Bates
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1923No Votes Yet01-01-2002
American civil rights activist who coordinated the integration of Little Rock, Arkansas's Central High School.
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Demonstrations and Marches
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Demonstrations and Marches Since the beginning of the Republic, the American village common has been the gathering place for Americans to share views, debate, muster militia, celebrate, and protest. The Mall between the Washington Monument....
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DRIVING WHILE BLACK: COVERUP
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1928No Votes Yet03-29-2002
Self-Published book on racial profiling in Cincinnati and the United States. Author takes his case to federal court and loses.
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East Saint Louis Race Riot of 1917
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Bloody outbreak of violence in East St. Louis, Ill., stemming specifically from the employment of black workes.
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Eloquence Personified
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1934No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Here are a few others, all eloquent in their own way, be it words, spears, or band saws Martin Luther King, Jr. pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta "I Have A Dream!" march on Washington led Mo
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Emmett Till, the Sacrificial Lamb of the Civil Rights Movement
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1939No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Emmett Till was a black, 14 year old boy a from the working-class neighborhood of Chicago south side who inadvertently started the American civil rights movement. While visiting relatives near Money, Mississippi in August 1955 he got into big trouble.
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Eye Witness Report from Sixteenth Street Bombing
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1968No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Four little girls died in the racially motivated bombing of a church in 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama This site is a tribute to those four girls with history links, articles, discussion board, civil rights information, and more.
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FANNIE LOU HAMER - 1917-1977
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1964No Votes Yet01-01-2002
On August 31, 1962, Mrs. Hamer decided she had had enough of sharecropping. Leaving her house in Ruleville, MS she and 17 others took a bus to the courthouse in Indianola, the county seat, to register to vote.
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Favoritism and the Jim Crow
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1943No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Favoritism and the "Jim Crow" Laws Among Jehovah's Witnesses: The Story of Greg and Penny Peterson.
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First Baptist Church
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1984No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Find out what role this Selma church, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, played in the Civil Rights movement.
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Free the Angola 3!
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Albert Woodfox, Herman Wallace, and Robert King Wilkerson have been held in solitary confinement at the infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for 28 years. All three men are serving sentences of life without parole as a result of charges fabrica
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Freedom Summer
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1950No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Freedom Summer As a result of marches, boycotts, student sit-ins and the Freedom Rides, there was progress in the South in desegregating public facilities as schools, restaurants, parks, terminals...
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from February 1960 - Negro Sitdowns...
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1940No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Negro Sitdowns Stir Fear Of Wider Unrest in South This event took place on February 1, 1960, and was reported in The New York Times on February 15, 1960. By Claude Sitton Special to The New York Times Charlotte, N. C., Feb. 14 -- Negro student
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FROM PROTEST TO POLITICS: THE FUTURE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Originally published in Commentary, February, 1965. Reprinted from Down the Line, the collected writings of Bayard Rustin
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Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-In
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2069No Votes Yet01-01-2002
In 1960 four freshmen from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College in Greensboro walked into the F. W. Woolworth store and quietly sat down at the lunch counter.
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Greensboro Sit Ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
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1931No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Greensboro library provides a history of the 1960 sit-ins. Find RealAudio interviews and read a number of histories.
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Handbook of Texas Online: HOUSTON RIOT OF 1917
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1962No Votes Yet01-01-2002
HOUSTON RIOT OF 1917. In the spring of 1917, shortly after the United States declared war on Germany, the War Department, taking advantage of the temperate climate
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Hough and Glenville Racial Riots-Continuity
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195110101-01-2002
Click on this logo at any time to return to the main menu. It is customary to attribute the Hough riot to the fact that on Monday night July 18, 1966, a Hough bar owner refused to serve a black patron.
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Interactive Tour - Civil Rights
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1954No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The following is an interactive tour of the National Civil Rights Museum. This tour will highlight featured permanent exhibits of the museum, using still images and panoramic views.
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Jackson's civil rights movement
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1969No Votes Yet05-15-2002
On the 40th anniversary of Jackson's civil rights movement, The Jackson Sun is recording - for the first time - the events that led to massive changes in race relations in our community.
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James Meredith
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1966No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Information about Civil Rights activist James Meredith, including a biographical and critical article, a list of published works, and other information resources.
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Jim Crow and the 1890s
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1946No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Racism isn't always the same. There are some periods during which it seems to get much more intense. The 1890s were a period of intense, horrifying racial violence and deliberate, sustained political oppression of African Americans.
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John Doar Civil Rights Leader
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1965No Votes Yet01-01-2002
John Doar played a significant role in the American Civil Rights Movement of the fifties and ``sixties.
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John Lewis: Remembering Bloody Sunday
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1999No Votes Yet01-01-2002
photographs from the æ60s tell the story û from the nonviolent civil-rights marches, sit-ins and prayer vigils of that era to the shockingly brutal responses from authorities in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
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Joseph Lowery: Civil Rights leadership
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1994No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Joseph Lowery: Civil Rights leadership grew out of a call to preach the gospel Produced by United Methodist News Service, official news agency of the United Methodist Church, with offices in Nashville, Tenn., New York, and Washington.
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KKK lyncher executed
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1941No Votes Yet04-20-2002
By ALEX DUVAL SMITH In 1981 Michael Donald was murdered and his body hanged from a tree. Theprice paid by Henry Hays was his own life.
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963
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1965No Votes Yet01-01-2002
American Civil Rights Review's Document Archive American Civil Rights Review The web's first and only known unabashed collection of both positive and negative civil rights publications for student comparison and contrast papers, general reading, and
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Lunch Counter Sit-Ins
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2109No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Find a brief description of the sit-ins place in the civil rights movement and find links to related information.
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Lynching in America: Carnival of Death by Mark Gado
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1959No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Please h elp support the Crime Library by visiting our sponsor: CONTENTS: Lynchings in America The History of Lynching Lynching in the Press....
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Malcolm X
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193510101-01-2002
This World Wide Web site is a personal home page dedicated to black activist Malcolm X. The site has photographs of Malcolm X, a copy of an interview with author Alex Haley and links to related sites on the Internet.
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Malice Green
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Malice Green www.CelebrityMorgue.com Black motorist Malice Green was pulled over for a traffic stop on November 5, 1992. It is not clear what exactly happened, but Malice did not completely coope...
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March 1996 Road Trip
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1942No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Follow this traveler on a road trip through the south. Includes stops at historical civil rights locations.
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March to Freedom: Selma 1965
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1963No Votes Yet01-01-2002
For five days in 1965, civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. responded to weeks of violence and unrest by walking the 54 miles of Alabama highway from Selma to Montgomery. Their story is retold here.
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March To Selma, Alabama
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1950No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Outraged over the killing of a demonstrator by a state trooper in Marion, Alabama, the black community of Marion decided to hold a march.
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Maria W. Stewart
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1934No Votes Yet02-29-2004
Although she only acted politically in Boston for two years, Maria W. Stewart - activist, feminist, and abolitionist - contributed significantly to Black Boston's resistance against slavery and racial oppression.
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Martin Luther King Jr. - Bibliography at Stanford
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1929No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Details 2700 bibliographic citations of the great religious leader of the black freedom struggle.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Blacks civil rights leader history I had a dream
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1943No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Martin Luther King Jr. Black civil rights leader murdered History hate crimes in America. My tribute I had a dream..
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Mary White Ovington
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1936No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Born three days before the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ovington was reared in an upper-middle-class home by Abolitionist parents. Her beliefs in social reform and women's rights were also shaped by the Reverend John White Chadwick of the S
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Medgar Evers
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1968No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Civil Rights Activists Medgar Evers is known for his endless contributions to the black civil rights movement. When he was only in his late 20's, he was accepted into the NAACP and became a full time chapter organizer.
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NAACP's S.C. boycott brings business to Charlotte
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1942No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Home ~~ News Select a channel Autos Entertainment Family Health Homes Jobs Money News People & Chat Recreation Shopping Sports
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National Civil Rights Museum
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1953No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Provides a virtual tour of exhibits of the museum located on the site of Martin Luther King's assassination.
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Negroes Enroll At Jones High
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1937No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Help us help you!Email yourthoughts toour web staff: Six of the seven Negro students who applied for entrance at North Little Rock's all-white senior high school have enrolled in Jones High School...
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New Orleans Race Riot
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1985No Votes Yet01-01-2002
New Orleans Riot of 1866 On July 30, 1864, angered by the enactment of the Black Codes in Louisiana, and by the legislature's refusal to give black men the vote, the Radical Republicans in Louisia...
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Paul Robeson - Socialist
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1932No Votes Yet11-23-2002
I was in the Welsh valleys, and the Welsh people sing vey much like we do - the Negro people - in many of our songs
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Protectors of Civil Rights
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1944No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Guide features profiles of various civil rights leaders such as Sam Anderson, Floyd Flake, Joseph Haslip, Al Sharpton and Fred Williams.
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Psychedelic 60s: The Civil Rights Movement
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1959No Votes Yet01-01-2002
THE CIVIL RIGHTS Movement and the escalating war in Vietnam were the two great catalysts for social protest in the sixties. Since the end of the Civil War many organizations had been created to promote the goals of racial justice and equality in .....
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Remembering The Zebra Killings
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20101111-14-2006
The Zebra Killings occurred in the San Francisco bay area between 1972 and 1974 and left 71 people dead. They were dubbed the Zebra Killings because of the radio channel used by the police investigating the case (channel Z).
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Representation of Women in the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement
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1957No Votes Yet05-23-2002
Both attitudinal and institutional racism grossly intertwined in U.S. society and government finally led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s. Depicted above is just one of the many organized forces demanding equality and respect for Blacks in America and world-wide.
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Riots & Rebellion Time Line
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1977No Votes Yet01-01-2002
¬ Robert Garcfa 1997 August 11 The Watts riots erupt in Los Angeles when an Anglo police officer arrests a black man for drunk driving. After six days of rioting, four people lay dead, over 1,000...
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Robinson, Spottswood - Richmond Times-Dispatch
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19397101-01-2002
Newspaper profile details the life and actions of this influential NAACP lawyer who fought the Jim Crow laws.
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Rosa Parks
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1932No Votes Yet05-26-2002
When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man forty years ago on December 1, 1955, she was tired and weary from a long day of work.
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Rosa Parks: More Than a Bus Story
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1948No Votes Yet05-23-2002
Welcome to the official website of the World Premier of the Production dedicated to the life of the Civil Rights Pioneer, Mrs. Rosa Parks.
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ROY WILKINS
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1927No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Roy Wilkins, leader of the NAACP, was born in Missouri in 1901. He was brought up in Minnesota, where he worked his way through the University, with a number of jobs from stockyard worker to editor.
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Selma
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1953No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Violence in Selma 1965 Selma, Alabama became the focus of the civil rights movement as activists worked to register Black voters. Demonstrators also organized a march from Selma to Birmingham to promote voting rights. "Bloody Sunday" occured when state tr
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Selma To Montgomery March
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1944No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The purpose of this site is to provide a dynamic, online respository of information concerning the historic Selma to Montgomery voting rights march.
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Shielded from Justice: New Orleans: Recent History
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1992No Votes Yet01-01-2002
New Orleans: Recent History After a white officer was killed in November 1980, mobs of police officers went on a rampage in Algiers, a black section of town, killing four and injuring as many as 100...
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Soweto Student Uprising, 1976
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1976No Votes Yet01-01-2002
View photographs by Peter Magubane of the bloody rising by Apartheid opponents. Includes a brief artist biography.
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SparkNotes: The Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)
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2235No Votes Yet10-23-2002
Other major race riots take place in New York City, Atlanta, Buffalo. The first National Conference on Black Power is held in Newark, New Jersey.
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Speeches and Letters From Malcolm X
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1948No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Letter From Mecca Quotes From Malcolm X Eulogy of Malcolm X Multimedia Section mov 967 kb Civil Rights vs. Human Rights wav 331 kb Black Unity wav 296 kb Non-Violence aif 530 kb My Mission wav 113 kb Non-Violence II au 657 kb Price of Freedom au 448
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Stokely Carmichael - Kwame Ture
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1946No Votes Yet05-23-2002
I met him in Greenwood, Mississippi in 1963 as Stokely Carmichael: bold, audacious, fearless, inspiring, fun-loving, an infectious grin; his presence filled a room.
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The 1943 Detroit race riots
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19368104-30-2002
The summer of 1941 saw an epidemic of street corner fights involving blacks and Polish youths who were terrorizing black neighborhoods in Detroit and Hamtramck.
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The Big Bang Theory of Civil Rights
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1945No Votes Yet01-01-2002
It Didn't Start With Martin Ignorance of history corrupts today's debate over "civil rights." Leaders cry for continued affirmative action, set-asides, race-based admissions, and other programs in order to level the playing field.
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The British Race Riots of 1919
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1925No Votes Yet04-30-2002
The rioting first broke out in Liverpool on Thursday 5th June. It began in a pub when a Coloured man picked up a glass of beer and threw it at a group of Scandinavians at another table: "The Scandinavians left the premises and in the street were assaulted by the coloured men with sticks, knives, razors and pieces of iron torn from lampposts."
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The Civil Rights Movement in Selma
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1955No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Civil rights movement in Selma Alabama. The March that resulted in voter registration for black citizens
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The Civil Rights Movement: A Black History Celebration
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1947No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The following list contains suggested formats students could choose from. The link will take you to a description of the suggested project. If there are student projects of that nature, one more click on their project title will reveal the students' work.
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The Civil Rights Project
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1933No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Information about conferences, papers, publications, and speeches at Harvard University pertaining to civil rights issues.
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The civil rights struggle in modern times
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1997No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Civil Rights Movement related stories, and sites timeline.
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The Greensboro Civil-Rights Struggle Profoundly Shaped Jesse Jackson
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1914No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Greensboro Sit-Ins: A multimedia site presented by The Depot, the News & Record and the Greensboro Public Library
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The History of Jim Crow
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1958No Votes Yet09-15-2002
You've found jimcrowhistory.org, an educator's site that presents teachers with new historical resources and teaching ideas on one of the most shameful periods in American history, an era of segregation, lynching, and disfranchisement of African Americans that tore at the very fabric of the nation.
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The Longview Race Riot
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19273101-01-2002
LONGVIEW RACE RIOT OF 1919. The Longview Race Riot occurred during the Red Summer, as May to October of 1919 has been called. It was the second of twenty-five major racial conflicts that occurred throughout the United States during these months.
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The Lynching of Anthony Crawford
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191210201-01-2002
Doria Johnson, great-great granddaughter of Anthony Crawford recounts his lynching and the effect it had on the lives of his descendants.
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The Lynching of Mack Charles Parker
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195810101-01-2002
Willie L. Robinson Nashville, TN One of the very few times I remember disobeying my mother was on the night of April 24, 1959. It was a Friday night.
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The Lynching of Postmaster Frazier Baker and His Infant Daughter Julia
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1947No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Shortly before one oÆclock on the morning of February 22, 1898, Frazier Baker, an African-American postmaster in the predominantly white hamlet of Lake City, South Carolina, awoke to discover a raging fire deliberately set in back of the small wooden str
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The Lynchings in Duluth
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1909No Votes Yet01-01-2002
On the evening of June 15, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, three young black men, accused of the rape of a white woman, were pulled from their jail cells and lynched by a mob numbering in the thousands.
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The Montgomery Bus Boycott
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2014No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Montgomery Bus Boycott officially started on December 1, 1955. That was the day when the blacks of Montgomery, Alabama, decided that they would boycott the city buses until they could sit anywhere they wanted, instead of being relegated to the back wh
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The National Conference on the Education of Negroes
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1938No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Home Photo Gallery Classroom DocumentsSelected Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt The National Conference on the Education of Negroes Eleanor Roosevelt Originally printed in The Journal of Negro...
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The Negroes Have Voted!
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1927No Votes Yet01-01-2002
31 Years Ago In The Los Angeles Free Press; The Watts Rebellion (From The Los Angeles Free Press archives, Front Page story, issue dated Friday, August 20, 1965
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The Race Riot of 1906 - Atlanta GA
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1931No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Leadership at the Turn of the Century The Race Riot of 1906 Synopsis: Though Atlanta's rapid expansion around 1900 was marked by the growth of both white and black communities, these communit...
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The Rosa Parks Library and Museum
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1924No Votes Yet05-26-2002
The Rosa Parks Library and Museum will serve as an historical milestone to those who strive to understand the event that began the famous bus boycott.
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The Smoking Gun: MLK Jr.: The First Attempt
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1964No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A decade before James Earl Ray leveled a rifle at Martin Luther King Jr., a deranged New York City woman tried to murder the civil rights leader by plunging a letter opener into his chest.
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The Tulsa Race Riot - June 1, 1921
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1875No Votes Yet01-01-2002
he Tulsa Race Riot. On the morning of May 30, 1921, a young black man named Dick Rowland was riding in the elevator in the Drexel Building at.
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Thurgood Marshall on Martin Luther King, Jr. - Interview by Juan Williams
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1914No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Thurgood Marshall is famed as America's first Black Supreme Court Justice. But his work as an NAACP civil rights lawyer revolutionized the U.S. He won Supreme Court rulings ending school segregation.
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Top Blacks in Civil Rights
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1912No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A Resource Featuring African Americans and Blacks
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Tulsa Reparations Coalition
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1883No Votes Yet04-30-2002
The city of Tulsa, Oklahoma is haunted by a past that remains unresolved -- the 1921 Tulsa race riot. The Oklahoma State Legislature authorized a commission in 1997 to research this devastating event.
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Union History - The UAW Marches With Dr. M. L. King, Jr
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1894No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Civil Rights Movement and Unions It's 1957 and you work at a plant that produces car bodies for Chrysler. Recently you saw on TV a report on a boycott of the bus system in Montgomery, Alabama. African-Americans in that city, you read, refused to
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Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer
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1894No Votes Yet05-12-2003
A successful businessman, he was the owner of a store, a sawmill, a planing mill, and a 200 acre farm; he also farmed commercially with 300 additional acres planted in cotton.
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Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement
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1906No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Organization dedicated to aiding former members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee offers a look at its programs.
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We Shall Overcome -- Brown Chapel AME Church
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1960No Votes Yet01-01-2002
National Park Service offers a guide to the starting point of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, a pivotal event in the Civil Rights movement.
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Webcorp - Voices of the Civil Rights Era
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1927No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Listen to audio clips from leaders of the Civil Rights movement, including Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and John F Kennedy.
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Will The Circle Be Unbroken?
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1939No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Will The Circle Be Unbroken? An audio history of the civil rights movement in five Southern communities and the music of those times CDs and Tapes Now Available!
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William M. King
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1944No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Historically, since their arrival in English North America in 1619, black people have been perceived and treated as members of a group rather than as persons.
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Wilmington Massacre of 1898
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1947No Votes Yet04-30-2002
The Head Waiter at the Hotel Lafayette, at Fayetteville, the Jack Falstaff of the Race-Political Riot at Wilmington in 1898--He Tells What He Did in the Time of Danger--The Better Part of Valor is Discretion--He Hid His Corpulent Self in a Pile of Lint Cotton--Six Hours Without Air--A Tale That Will Do to Read.
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