Daisy Bates – "Civil rights activist, publisher, journalist. In 1957, she helped nine African American students to become the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, who became known as the Little Rock Nine. She and her husband also started the Arkansas State Press - a voice for Civil rights, even before the nationally recognised movement had emerged."

Daisy Lee Gatson Bates (November 1914 – November was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of

The Mississippi Civil Rights Workers Murders involved​ the lynching of James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner by white Mississippians during the American Civil Rights Movement.

The Mississippi Civil Rights Workers Murders involve the lynching of James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner by white Mississippians during the American Civil Rights Movement.

Civil rights activist Medgar Evers was born July 2, 1925, in Decatur, Mississippi. In 1954, he became the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi. As such, he organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations, and economic boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination. He also worked to investigate crimes perpetrated against blacks.

Medgar Evers was a civil rights activist who organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations and boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination.

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Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February in Alabama. “The first lady of civil rights” died on October See biography, historical events.

School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face, 1960  photo by Eve Arnold

Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)

9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

Passive Resistance Training, SNCC, © The Estate of James Karales, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York. 9 Powerful Photos Of Civil Rights Activists In Training

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal…

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal voting rights and eliminating racial injustice in her native Mississippi and across the country. At the age of she was fired from her job for registering to vote and soon

James Baldwin and Civil Rights Activist James Meredith © Steve Schapiro 1963

James Baldwin, an iconic African-American writer and James Meredith, brave civil rights activist, murdered by the KKK

Thomas Covington Dent was a writer, civil rights activist and dramatist. He was born on March 20, 1932 in New Orleans, La and was the oldest son of Dr. Albert Dent, a President of DillardThomas Covington Dent was a writer, civil rights activist and dramatist. He was born on March 20, 1932 in New Orleans, La and was the oldest son of Dr. Albert Dent, a President of Dillard University and Ernestine Jessie Covington Dent, a former concert pianist. Dent began his writing career as an…

Thomas Covington Dent was a writer, civil rights activist and dramatist. He was born on March 20, 1932 in New Orleans, La and was the oldest son of Dr. Albert Dent, a President of DillardThomas Covington Dent was a writer, civil rights activist and dramatist. He was born on March 20, 1932 in New Orleans, La and was the oldest son of Dr. Albert Dent, a President of Dillard University and Ernestine Jessie Covington Dent, a former concert pianist. Dent began his writing career as an…

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/268492446/we-out-harriet-tubman-black-history

Harriet Tubman, "We Out" Tribute Tee Black History Month, Civil Rights Movement, Black Lives Matter, Equal Rights

Mugshots of Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961. I love their faces and the range of emotions. All the tiny and not so tiny smiles, as if they know something. I wonder if they knew they'd win.

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961.

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, They fought for the rights of others. We must not ever forget their commitment to the civil rights movement.

Until the killing of black men, black mother's sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother's son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.

"Until the killing of black men, black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother’s son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.

Gloria Richardson removes the rifle of a National Guardsman from her way during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest on Maryland.......BRAVE WOMAN!!! #civilrights  #blackhistory - @Greg Takayama Terrell- #webstagram

Gloria Richardson removes the rifle of a National Guardsman from her way during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest on Maryland. This took a lot of courage to gently push aside the gun with no comment, and nary a backwards glance.

“I guess if I’d had any sense, I’d have been a little scared – but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do was kill me, and it kinda seemed like they’d been trying to do that a little bit at a time since I could remember.”  - Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights and voting rights leader, on why she put her life in danger when she volunteered to register to vote. She later became a key organizer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer 1964 and the entire Civil Rights Movement.

Fannie Lou Hamer, the Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Fannie Lou Hamer American civil rights leader, fought in the for blacks to have the right to vote. She went on to help blacks get elected and to fight against poverty.

Fannie Lou Hamer  1917 - 1977  
CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST    In the 1960s, this daughter of Mississippi sharecroppers was threatened for trying to register to vote, and jailed and beaten for sitting in a whites-only café. She went on to conduct successful voter-registration drives, and to integrate Mississippi's delegation to the 1968 Democratic convention.

Fannie Lou was an organizer of Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and then went to the 1964 Democratic National Convention as the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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