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March on Washington — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts

March on Washington — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a Dream" speech gave hope and promise for racial equality to thousands.

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Aaliyah Lawson's curator insight, March 3, 2015 7:56 PM

When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech.

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The Story of the Montogmery Bus Boycott

The Story of the Montogmery Bus Boycott | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) - This began with Rosa Parks refusing to sit in the back of the bus. The boycott's goal was to protest segregation in public buses.  It was an important civil rights event in that her personal actions gave strength to others to stand up to the inequalities faced.

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katimaknight's curator insight, February 2, 2015 4:04 PM

Without the montgomery bus boycott I don't think the civil rights movement would of been as effective because the boycotting played an improtant part. This article makes me feel relived that people took a stand so that I can today sit wherever I like on a bus.

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Little Rock Nine - Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Little Rock Nine - Encyclopedia of Arkansas | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

The Little Rock Nine were the nine Africant-American Students involved in the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School.

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Tiffany Bolton's curator insight, January 28, 2014 10:35 AM

This is my all time favorite story of the Civil Rights Movement.

Reja Ave's curator insight, February 5, 2014 11:09 PM

happened in 1957

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The Aftermath - "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty(Library of Congress Exhibition)

The Aftermath - "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty(Library of Congress Exhibition) | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

National Guard Called to Force Desegregation in Little Rock, Arkansas (1957) - After the court case Brown v. Board of Education ordered that schools be desegregated, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus would not enforce this ruling.

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