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A nicely stocked Wikispace with information for all school librarians. 


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Al Sharpton's Latest Civil Rights Battle, Against Voter ID Laws - Daily Beast

Al Sharpton's Latest Civil Rights Battle, Against Voter ID Laws - Daily Beast | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
Daily BeastAl Sharpton's Latest Civil Rights Battle, Against Voter ID LawsDaily BeastThe veteran civil-rights activist has launched a campaign against the voter-identification laws many states have adopted, saying they are an insidious effort by...
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Former civil rights leader, legislator Willye Dennis dies - Florida Times-Union

Former civil rights leader, legislator Willye Dennis dies - Florida Times-Union | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
First Coast NewsFormer civil rights leader, legislator Willye Dennis diesFlorida Times-UnionLeading the NAACP branch in Jacksonville had called for a warrior, said Rodney Hurst, a civil rights activist for many years.
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Attorney recalls role in civil rights movement - The Star Democrat

Attorney recalls role in civil rights movement - The Star Democrat | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
Attorney recalls role in civil rights movementThe Star DemocratCHESTERTOWN Alvin J. Bronstein did not discriminate when choosing which civil rights activists to defend.
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Fannie Lou Hamer - BetterWorldHeroes.com - Biography

Fannie Lou Hamer - BetterWorldHeroes.com - Biography | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
BetterWorldHeroes.com - Featuring portraits of 1000 heroes for a better world by Robert Alan Silverstein, integrated into over 3000 FREE printable resources on more than 60 social issues.
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Dorthy Cotton - leader of the 1960s African-American Civil Rights Movement http://yfrog.com/hshfyfp

Dorthy Cotton - leader of the 1960s African-American Civil Rights Movement  http://yfrog.com/hshfyfp | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
Click on the photo to comment, share or view other great photos (RT @YaYa26PR: "@BeverlyJohnson1:Dorthy Cotton - leader of the 1960s African-American Civil Rights Movement http://t.co/nfX2Kcgb" such an inspiring...
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Montgomery Hall Park history preserved - Augusta Free Press

Augusta Free PressMontgomery Hall Park history preservedAugusta Free PressUntil the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, African Americans in the Jim Crow South lived under the harsh social and legal laws that created a separate and very unequal society.
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Rural African American Life In The 1930s-40s | Occupy Wall Street ...

Rural African American Life In The 1930s-40s | Occupy Wall Street ... | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
They depict African American tenant farmers and their families living in the rural South during World War II. Despite the efforts of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union (STFU), living conditions were often deplorable.
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Protecting Democracy in America Means Protecting Voting Rights and Civil Rights - Huffington Post

Protecting Democracy in America Means Protecting Voting Rights and Civil Rights - Huffington Post | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
Daily BeastProtecting Democracy in America Means Protecting Voting Rights and Civil RightsHuffington PostIn 1965, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, they were beaten, bullied and terrified for their attempts to safeguard voting rights ...
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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - California Progress Report

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - California Progress Report | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human RightsCalifornia Progress ReportThis week's 47th commemoration of the Bloody Sunday March of 1965 marks a new phase in the civil rights movement.
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Civil Rights Giants - Legacy.com

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Legacy.comCivil Rights GiantsLegacy.comTwo notable men deserve a nod today, both giants of the Civil Rights Movement: Ralph Abernathy (March 11, 1926 – April 17, 1990) and Whitney Young (July 31, 1921 – March 11, 1971).
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March 12th in African American History – Andrew Jackson Young | Today in African American History

March 12th in African American History – Andrew Jackson Young | Today in African American History | African American civil rights movement | Scoop.it
Young earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Dentistry at Howard University in 1951 and a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Hartford Seminary in 1955.
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Bayard Rustin, West Chester's gay Civil Rights icon | Radio Times | WHYY

This hour, Rev. Anderson Porter & Michael G.
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