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Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Civil Rights Act of 1964

 Taken from: ducksters.com Civil Rights for Kids The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was one of the most important civil rights laws in the history of the United States. It outlawed discrimination, ended racial segregation, and protected the voting rights of minorities and women. President Lyndon Johnson signing the law Background The Declaration of Independence […]

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White Socks Only | a storybook on race

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Taken from: storyonline.net White Socks Only Written by: Evelyn Coleman Read by: Amber Rose Tamblyn Read by: Amber Rose Tamblyn Published by: Albert Whitman & Company When Grandma was a little girl in Mississippi, she sneaked into the town one hot summer day. But when she saw the “Whites Only” sign on the water fountain, she […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader Born: January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, GA Died: April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN Best known for: Advancing the Civil Rights Movement and his “I Have a Dream” speech Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist in the 1950s and 1960s. He led non-violent protests to fight for […]

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Civil Rights Movement |links

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  To learn more about Civil Rights go to these links to Duckster, a site for kids: Movements African-American Civil Rights Movement Apartheid Disability Rights Native American Rights Slavery and Abolitionism Women’s Suffrage Major Events Jim Crow Laws Montgomery Bus Boycott Little Rock Nine Birmingham Campaign March on Washington Civil Rights Act of 1964 Civil Rights […]