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The civil rights struggle in Northern Ireland can be traced to activists in Dungannon, led by ...

Civil Rights Movement - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Movement, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

American civil rights movement | Britannica.com

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Oct 27, 2015 ... Through nonviolent protest, the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s broke the pattern of public facilities' being segregated by “race” in ...

Civil Rights Chronology

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... Chronology. Civil Rights 101 - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund - 2001 ..... American Indian Movement (AIM) founded in Minneapolis.

The Civil Rights Movement: 1919-1960s, Freedom's Story ...

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The Civil Rights Movement: 1919-1960s. Kenneth R. Janken Professor, Department of African and Afro-American Studies and. Director of Experiential Education ...

The Civil Rights Movement: Major Events and Legacies | The Gilder ...

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From the earliest years of European settlement in North America, whites enslaved and oppressed black people. Although the Civil War finally brought about the ...

Civil Rights Timeline - Infoplease

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Key moments in the civil rights movement, including Supreme Court cases, legislation and more.

Civil Rights Movement - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library ...

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In the early 1960s, the fundamental prize sought by the civil rights movement was something that African Americans had never known: full legal equality.

BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - The civil rights movement in America ...

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A key stage 3 history revision resource for the civil rights movement in America. Topics include: what happened after slavery, the path to civil rights, ...

Civil Rights for Kids: African-American Civil Rights Movement

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Kids learn about the history of the African-American Civil Rights Movement including segregation, Jim Crow laws, protests, Martin Luther King, and the passage ...

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The civil rights movement came about in response to the disfranchisement of African Americans and to racial segregation which was upheld with the 1896 Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson.
The 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education represented a turning point; reversing the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling.
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Civil Rights Movement: An Overview | Scholastic.com

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Gives an overview of the Civil Rights Movement, then the Brown decision, the challenge to social segregation, voting rights, black power, and the movement's ...

The Civil Rights Movement

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What is normally understood as the Civil Rights movement was in fact a grand struggle for freedom extending far beyond the valiant aims of legal rights and ...

America's Civil Rights Timeline | International Civil Rights Center ...

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The SCLC proved to be a major force in organizing the civil rights movement with a principle base of nonviolence and civil disobedience. King believed it was ...