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Montgomery Bus Boycott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. civil rights movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Macon County Courthouse (Tuskegee, Alabama) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Macon County Courthouse (Tuskegee, Alabama) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Macon County Courthouse is a historic county courthouse in downtown Tuskegee, Alabama, county seat of Macon County, Alabama. A brick courthouse was constructed in the middle of the 19th century, replacing wooden structures used earlier. The current courthouse, an example of Romanesque Revival architecture, was designed by J.W.

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Harris Barrett School - Tuskegee - Alabama.travel

Harris Barrett School - Tuskegee - Alabama.travel | civil rights | Scoop.it
Built in 1903 by students of the Tuskegee Normal School, later named Tuskegee Institute and now Tuskegee University. The students made the bricks by hand and built the two room school under the directions of Dr. Booker T. Washington. It was constructed for the descendants of slaves. Located on three acres of land and restored to its originality, today it is a developing historic museum that tells the story of early school life and living in rural Alabama. The school houses the exposition of local African Americans education and achievements from the slave ships to the space ships, highlighting those of Tuskegee Univertity who help develop the NASA project of growing food in space. Tours daily by request.
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16th Street Baptist Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

16th Street Baptist Church

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is a Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama which is frequented predominately by African Americans. In September 1963, it was the target of the racially motivated 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that killed four girls in the midst of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Civil Rights Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Civil Rights Memorial

The Civil Rights Memorial is a memorial in Montgomery, Alabama to 40 people who died in the struggle for the equal and integrated treatment of all people, regardless of race, during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. The memorial is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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'Tent City' - October 1960 - Civil Rights - A Jackson Sun Special Report

'Tent City' - October 1960 - Civil Rights - A Jackson Sun Special Report | civil rights | Scoop.it
On the 40th anniversary (1960-2000) of Jackson's civil rights movement, The Jackson Sun is recording - for the first time - the events that led to massive changes in race relations in our community.
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Stand in the Schoolhouse Door - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stand in the Schoolhouse Door

The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door took place at Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama on June 11, 1963. George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, in a symbolic attempt to keep his inaugural promise of " segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" and stop the desegregation of schools, stood at the door of the auditorium to try to block the entry of two black students, Vivian Malone Jones and James Hood.

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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama, commemorates the contributions of African American airmen in World War II. Moton Field was the site of primary flight training for the pioneering pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, and is now operated by the National Park Service to interpret their history and achievements.

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Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Multiple Resources of Greenville: Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church". National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. National Park Service. "Accompanying photos". Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. See also:

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African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–68) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-68) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The African-American Civil Rights Movement encompasses social movements in the United States whose goal was to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and enforce constitutional voting rights to them. This article covers the phase of the movement between 1955 and 1968, particularly in the South.

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LandscapeOnline.com :: Article : Historic Civil Rights Trail Adds Interpretive Center

LandscapeOnline.com :: Article : Historic Civil Rights Trail Adds Interpretive Center | civil rights | Scoop.it
Online resources for Landscape Architects, Designers, Contractors, Superintendents, and Maintenance Managers from the publisher of Landscape Architect and Specifier News, Landscape Contractor / Design • Build • Maintain.
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