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Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
The Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, better known as "Freedom Summer," brought in volunteers to help with attempts to register Black voters who had long been prevented by chicanery and terror from ...
Little Rock Central High School: Connexipedia Article
The site of forced school desegregation during the American Civil Rights Movement.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
A successful year-long protest against the segregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
The New Student Left: An Anthology
Cohen, Mitchell; Hale, Dennis
A collection of essays by active participants in the 1960s student movement on American college campuses.
Race and Class: Brown v. Board of Education 50 Years Later: Against The Current vol. 111
I found the headline of the May 17 Business Week article on the 50th anniversary of the famous Brown v. Board of Education landmark Supreme Court ruling, that "separate but equal" schools were unconst...
Race and Class: Busing and Integration, 1975-99: Against The Current vol. 82
In the mid-1970s Boston was a major battle ground for equal education in the public schools. Boston's inner-city schools—as in most urban areas—were less-equipped and in worse condition than those in ...
16th Street Baptist Church bombing
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by violent racists on Sunday, September 15, 1963. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turni...