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Articles with keyword "Civil Rights movement"

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Racism to Redemption

A new film reveals George C. Wallace as a man who made a Faustian bargain for power but sought forgiveness at life's end.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

A documentary places the emphasis on Eleanor without Franklin.

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A Tense Time in Tennessee

Thurgood Marshall wins a case and nearly loses his life.

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Brown v. Board

A Supreme Court ruling fuels the Civil Rights Movement.

Rosa Parks, arrested, Montgomery, December 1, 1955

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From Freedom to Equality Around the Nation

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.

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From Freedom to Equality with NEH

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

James Meredith

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The Evolution of Ole Miss

Fifty years ago, James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi.

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From Revival to Rock ’n’ Roll

Rosetta Tharpe never had Mahalia Jackson’s political cachet or her connection to the civil rights movement.

Image of Josh White with guitar

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This Land Is Our Land

The Popular Front and American culture.

Image of segregated bus station in Durham, North Carolina, 1940

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Freedom Riders

Telling 436 stories in one documentary.