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A Forgotten Heroine: Civil rights activist Daisy Bates fought to dismantle Arkansas’ segregation laws.

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A Forgotten Heroine: Civil rights activist Daisy Bates fought to dismantle Arkansas’ segregation laws. (And looked fabulous while doing it!

Passive Resistance Training, SNCC, Atlanta, 1960      In 1960, African-American college student activists gathered at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, and organized the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to fight for Civil Rights.      photo by James Karales

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

American Terrorism… Lynching Postcards

American Terrorism… Lynching Postcards Terrorism is defined as “the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.

These guys are, 'Freedom Riders'. this doc.is about about the men and women who refused to ride segregated and traveled together on trains and buses during the Jim Crow era South.

Freedom Riders were the brave souls who traveled to the Deep South to challenge segregation laws in interstate buses.

Five things to know about today's report on unequal education | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Five things to know about today’s report on unequal education

Linda Brown, third grader, the plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education. She had to walk far past the white school to get to the poorly-funded Negro school. Controversy began regarding 'bussing' children to school.

A policeman rips the American flag away from 5-year-old Anthony Quinn, having already confiscated his ‘No More Police Brutality’ sign. Jackson, Mississippi. 1965. Photograph by Matt Heron [464 x 774]

A policeman rips the American flag away from 5-year-old Anthony Quinn, having already confiscated his ‘No More Police Brutality’ sign. Jackson, Mississippi. 1965. Photograph by Matt Heron

Bigotry and hate. In at Jackson, Mississippi, Matt Herron took an iconic and ironic image from the civil rights era as a white policeman rips an American flag away from a young black boy, having already confiscated his ‘No More Police Brutality’ sign.

The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first African-American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.S.

Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first black American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.

Great Black Women in History   Maggie L. Walker   An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Marie Scott March 14, 1914.  A white mob of at least a dozen males, yanked 17 yo Marie Scott from jail, threw a rope over her head as she screamed & hung her from a telephone pole in Wagoner County, OK. A few days earlier, 2 drunken white men broke Into her home as she was dressing. They locked themselves in her room & raped her. Her brother hearing her screams for help, kicked down the door, killed 1 guy & ran. The white mob couldn't her brother so they lynched her.

Marie Scott a white mob of at least a dozen males, yanked 17 yo Marie out and lynched because the couldn't lynch her brother who had come to her defence .Two drunken white men were raping her.

The old slave market

THE OLD SLAVE MARKET. This open-sided auction house is were men, women, families and children were ripped from each others arms, and sold like animals for to the highest bidder. How could any moral person find acceptance of this?

Freedom Riders John Lewis and Jim Zwerg rest after being attacked in Montgomery, Alabama. May 20, 1961.

Civil Rights Freedom Riders & pacifists, John Lewis (left) and Jim Zwerg (right) in 1961 after being beaten by an angry White crowd. Jim Zwerg is seen here removing loose and broken teeth from his mouth after the beating.

Bruce Davidson: Time of Change, 1962

Bruce Davidson: Time of Change, 1962

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