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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.

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.

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This is an example of segregation in this era. The whites were seen much more superior than the blacks therefore jim crow created separate public spaces for the blacks and the whites.

This is an example of segregation in this era. The whites were seen much more superior than the blacks therefore jim crow created separate public spaces for the blacks and the whites.

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Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History:  http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

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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 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.

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In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. He points a finger, frowns over his serious glasses and seems to repeat his famous line: "By any means necessary." Malcom X assassinated before he was 40, was born 90 years ago today.

In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. He points a finger, frowns over his serious glasses and seems to repeat his famous line: "By any means necessary." Malcom X assassinated before he was 40, was born 90 years ago today.

Black hole: Slaves on The Zong lived in these conditions for a year before they even left the shores of Africa

Black hole: Slaves on The Zong lived in these conditions for a year before they even left the shores of Africa

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Until the 1950s, signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and opportunities such as housing, medical care, education, employment, and transportation along racial lines.

Until the 1950s, signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and opportunities such as housing, medical care, education, employment, and transportation along racial lines.

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Make sure these 7 survival essentials are in every kit you create. These are just the essentials and recommended necessities to make SHTF life easier. Life is a journey with lots of ups and downs. While enjoying good times, you hardly think of the situations that might give you troubles. Some of the most common examples of these are accidents, natural disasters, and civil unrest, but even a job loss can qualify for a personal SHTF situation right in your own home. So, to prepare for future…

Make sure these 7 survival essentials are in every kit you create. These are just the essentials and recommended necessities to make SHTF life easier. Life is a journey with lots of ups and downs. While enjoying good times, you hardly think of the situations that might give you troubles. Some of the most common examples of these are accidents, natural disasters, and civil unrest, but even a job loss can qualify for a personal SHTF situation right in your own home. So, to prepare for future…