Civil Rights movement

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movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens

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The purpose of this article is to introduce a variety of resources to support teaching and learning about the Civil Rights Movement based on the premise that concrete learning experiences permit children to build an understanding that will impact their learning, attitudes, and beliefs about diversity and multicultural education.
DuVernay directed the film Selma, which depicts key moments in the civil rights movement.
We simply cannot place a value on how much our Historically Black Colleges and Universities have contributed to students, families and communities across this nation as part of the civil rights movement.
He brought his enthusiasm to continue the civil rights movement with him, even though he was only one of two black undergraduate students.
This would be a valuable accompaniment to any study of the civil rights movement.
The early civil rights movement in New York is the story of Jackie Robinson to Paul Robeson to Malcolm X, a trajectory from integrationist optimism to Black Nationalist critique, with a flourishing African American left at its center.
Rosa Parks: The Movement Organizes by Kai Friese--part of a nine-volume series, The History of the Civil Rights Movement, edited by Eldom Morris (Silver Burdett), 1990
He then examines how the civil rights movement emerged during the mid 1950s from a tiny group of Afro-American professionals and farm owners following the Supreme Court's decision over Brown.
McKissic, who runs a group of anti-gay pastors called Not On My Watch, said he is offended that gay rights activists employ the language of the civil rights movement.
I look at the women's movement, the movement of lesbians and gays, the Hispanic movement, the Native American movement--all these movements say they took their cues from the African-American civil rights movement.
For African American laborers, faith in white unions alternated with distrust: Faith infused the Civil Rights Movement while Black Power was ingrained with distrust.
Numerous books have been written on American Civil Rights history: The Civil Rights Movement In American History differs in its blend of overview of events and how the movement is currently being remembered in American politics and culture.
In addition, Chicago's immigrant movement is powered, in part, by techniques honed during the civil rights movement.
The color blind emphasis (or attempts to erase the color line) which characterizes the overall multiracial movement in some ways seems a setback to the civil rights movement and in other ways may be seen as helping the ideals of the civil rights movement come to fruition.
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