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Articles with keyword "Civil Rights movement"

Bonus Army at Capitol

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For More than 100 Years, D.C. Has Drawn People to Protest

From veterans to civil rights, a history of marching in Washington.

Vel Phillips

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Vel Phillips Knocked Down Racial and Gender Barriers in Wisconsin

A diminutive African-American woman became a powerhouse for the civil rights struggle in Wisconsin.

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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.