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Remains of the 3 civil rights workers shot to death & buried underneath an earthen dam near Philadelphia, Mississippi during "Freedom Summer", 1964. Andrew Goodman was a 20-year-old white Jewish anthropology student from New York; James Chaney was a 24 year old activist from Meridian, Mississippi and Michael Schwerner, a 24-year-old white Jewish CORE organizer and former social worker also from New York, they dedicated and lost their lives working for voter education and registration.

Three civil rights workers who were murdered for trying to get blacks registered to vote in Mississippi.

Segregation at Its Worst....What America has overcome...What we Do NOT want to see again....in any fashion.

Jim Crow Laws allowed people to put signs or still be racist toward African Americans - Edwin

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. Want to know more about Black History ?

Seven African American teens walking the steps to a school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. 1956.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to the school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. What incredible dignity they displayed in the face of disgusting bigotry.

Martin Luther King being arrested for demanding service at a white-only restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, 1964.

“Martin Luther King being arrested for demanding service at a white-only restaurant in St.

Buck Franklin (1879-1960) and brother Matthew Franklin. Americans with Chickasaw and African heritage.  Buck Franklin became a lawyer, notably defending survivors of the Tulsa Riots (Oklahoma) in 1921, which had resulted in the murder of 300 Americans with African ancestry.

Amazing Buck Franklin and brother Matthew Franklin. Americans with Chickasaw and African heritage. Buck Franklin became a lawyer, notably defending survivors of the Tulsa Riots (Oklahoma) in 1921 which had resulted in the murder of 300 Africans

Seminole woman with baby, circa 1905. Original copyright by John Chamberlin. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,

Seminole woman with baby, circa Original copyright by John Chamberlin. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,

SLOCUM MASSACRE

On July citizens in the small, predominately African American town of Slocum, Texas were massacred. That morning, hundreds of white citizens from the surrounding community converged on Sl.

Mary Ellen Wilson, or, sometimes, Mary Ellen McCormack, born in 1864 and died in 1956. She was an American child whose severe case of child abuse at age 8 by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly, led to the creation of the New York Society Prevention of Child Abuse and Cruelty to Children.

Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

Enfermera y celador llevando un peque al quirófano (Hospital for Sick Children, 1915)

Awakening from Keto-acidosis: "The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected.

HARRIET AND JOHN TUBMAN: The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's age in photo is about 30 years. Around 1844, she married a free black man, John Tubman. Since she was a slave, there could be a chance that she could be sold; he reportedly told her that he would tell "massa" if she tried. Her goal to achieve freedom was too large for her to give up though. In 1849…

The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's suspected age in this photo is about 30 years.

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.

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[75 images] La Sélection du Week-End n°241

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On the website for Lunch-Box Dream, by Tony Abbott: Newly posted images of segregation signs from the Jim Crow era of American history, along with a link to an excellent topic exploration and lesson plan prepared for middle school classes. The book's characters would have encountered such signs. #kidlit #summerreading

Until the signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and op

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