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Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement (For Kids)

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Find information about Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Junior, the little Rock Nine, and other heroes of the American civil rights movement.

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John F. Kennedy - U.S. Presidents - HISTORY.com

John F. Kennedy - U.S. Presidents - HISTORY.com | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of John F. Kennedy, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.
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Famous Civil Rights Quotes

Quotes on the civil rights by famous activists and ordinary people.

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Ruby Bridges

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Ruby Bridges was the first African-American child to integrate into a white school. This is her story with information about how her transition into that school went. 

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NAACP: 100 Years of History

NAACP: 100 Years of History | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

This page contains a history of the NAACP from its beginning to the present day. The page also has links to biographies of important people from the NAACP.

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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Short article on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963. This article provides some background information, but the primary source article will give more detailed information.

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Civil Rights Act

Civil Rights Act | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Act, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Brown v. Board is the court case where it was decided that segregation was illegal. African American and white children would now attend the same schools.

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Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

Brown v. Board of Education (1954) | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

This is the court case that made  segregation in schools illegal.

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John F. Kennedy Biography - Facts, Quotes, Photos, Video, Timeline ...

John F. Kennedy Biography - Facts, Quotes, Photos, Video, Timeline ... | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it
John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president, negotiated the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and initiated the Alliance for Progress. Learn more about JFK's life and presidency, view photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
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Little Rock Nine: Photos of a Civil Rights Triumph in Arkansas, 1957 | LIFE | TIME.com

Little Rock Nine: Photos of a Civil Rights Triumph in Arkansas, 1957 | LIFE | TIME.com | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Nine African-American high school students were sent to an all white high school in order to begin integration. Many people in Arkansas were against this integration and they did not hesitate to show it to these students. Their integration was not a smooth transition and these photos help you understand that. This page has a short article and many photographs to help you picture this controversial time. 

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NAACP Civil Rights Timeline

NAACP Civil Rights Timeline | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it

Cool interactive timeline for events related to the NAACP. The timeline has a description of the event and also a description of the impacts of the event.

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The Official Malcolm X

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Biography of Malcolm X with information about growing up, his political career, as well as his death. 

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Ku Klux Klan

Ku Klux Klan | Civil Rights Movement | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Ku Klux Klan, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Six Dead After Church Bombing

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Primary Source article about the events surrounding the Birmingham church bombing in 1963.

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Freedom Summer

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Freedom Summer was in 1964 and it was a campaign to get African-Americans registered to vote.

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Biography: Rosa Parks

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Biography of Rosa Parks who was a civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger. 

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Emmett Till Biography

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On Biography.com, follow the tragic story of Emmett Till, who was tortured and killed after supposedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi in 1955.

 

**This biography has several pages, remember to scroll down to the bottom to go to the next page.

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"I Have a Dream" Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement vid for U.S. History Junior Project song:"a dream" by common.
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