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Examples of civil rights

Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era

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

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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.

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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.

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Charlton Heston (1923-2008) is associated with BEN-HUR, PLANET OF THE APES, opposition to the Vietnam War when he was younger, and with Ronald Reagan and the National Rifle Association when he was older.The latter overshadowed his active participation in the civil rights movement during the 1960s. In August 1963, for example, Heston took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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MLK Jr. Crafts Kids Love & Will Start the Conversation about Race

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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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Massacre of the slaves who did not die in vain: THE ZONG BY JAMES WALVIN

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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Gay marriage in a nutshell… It's funny because it's true.

Gay marriage in a nutshell…

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