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The Day President Kennedy Embraced Civil Rights—and the Story Behind It

The Day President Kennedy Embraced Civil Rights—and the Story Behind It | Victories in Education | Scoop.it
50 years ago today, the president gave his now-famous Civil Rights Address. But it was Martin Luther King Jr. and the Birmingham protesters who deserved the credit.
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Civil Rights Movement - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

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James Meredith shot — History.com This Day in History — 6/6/1966

James Meredith shot — History.com This Day in History — 6/6/1966 | Victories in Education | Scoop.it
James H. Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi, is shot by a sniper shortly after beginning a lone civil rights march through the South.
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Thurgood Marshall

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(1908-1993), associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court, and civil rights advocate.
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Little Rock Nine - National Historic Site - Arkansas Tourism

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The story of the Little Rock Nine and the events of the 1957 desegregation crisis are artfully told in the Central High national historic site museum.
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John Kennedy and Civil Rights

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John F Kennedy is not automatically associated with civil rights issues as Kennedy's presidency is more famed for the Cuban Missile Crisis and issues surrounding the Cold War.
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James Meredith

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James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933, Kosciusko, Miss., U.S.) U.S. civil rights leader. He grew up in poverty in Mississippi, the most racially segregated
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James Meredith Biography

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Discover James Meredith's incredible educational journey toward becoming the first African American student at the University of Mississippi, at Biography.com.
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The Supreme Court . Expanding Civil Rights . Biographies of the Robes . Thurgood Marshall | PBS

The Supreme Court . Expanding Civil Rights . Biographies of the Robes . Thurgood Marshall | PBS | Victories in Education | Scoop.it
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The Integration of Central High School

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Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, was integrated in 1957 by nine African-American students.
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Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

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Plessy v. Ferguson — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts

Plessy v. Ferguson — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts | Victories in Education | Scoop.it
In this case, the Supreme Court in 1896 upheld the constitutionality of social segregation of the "white and colored races" under the "separate but equal" doctrine.
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