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Baltimore youth tell the story of their 1960s counterparts who fought for civil rights.

Baltimore youth tell the story of their counterparts who fought for civil rights.

Mugshots of Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961. I love their faces and the range of emotions. All the tiny and not so tiny smiles, as if they know something. I wonder if they knew they'd win.

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961.

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, They fought for the rights of others. We must not ever forget their commitment to the civil rights movement.

Feb. 21, 1965 Malcolm X (Harlem, N.Y.) Malcolm X, Black nationalist and founder of the Organization of Afro-American Unity, is shot to death. It is believed the assailants are members of the Black Muslim faith, which Malcolm had recently abandoned in favor of orthodox Islam.

African-American History Timeline A chronology of black history from the early slave trade through Affirmative Action

A roundtable discussion on civil rights and the 1963 March On Washington with James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Joseph Minklelwitz, and Sidney Portier.

A roundtable discussion on civil rights and the 1963 March On Washington with James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Joseph Minklelw.

“Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement” – Book Review Series #2

“Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement” – Book Review Series #2

This primary source worksheet features President Kennedy's amazing June 11, 1963 speech on civil rights. The crisis in Alabama over desegregation led Kennedy to issue an appeal to the consciences of Americans to support a bold civil rights bill that addressed injustices facing African Americans.

President Kennedy's Civil Rights Speech Worksheet

Fantastic CCSS primary source reading strategies worksheet using President Kennedy's amazing speech on Civil Rights! Includes guiding questions and an answer key.

Black School, White School: Teaching The Civil Rights Movement (WBHM - Your NPR News Station)

Most people know Birmingham was a Civil Rights Movement battleground. But how is that complicated history taught in schools today? And are there differences bet

So important! Teach your kids about the civil rights movement: 13 must read picture books to get you started.

13 Civil Rights Picture Books for Kids

13 civil rights picture books for kids to teach about the civil rights movement. Via Manoli Manoli @ Domestic Serenity

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