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Civil Rights Movement

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The Civil Rights Movement
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by New York Network
The Civil Rights Movement is over 40 years old. This video covers the people and events that caused sweeping reforms and civil rights laws.Find more U.S. History and Government resources on the Regents Review 2.0website. (4mins)
January 30, 2012 at 11:06 PM
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Rosa Parks-Mighty Times
From awesomestories.com
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks took the bus home from work.  In one of her books, she tells us what happened when she was told to give up her seat. "One evening in early December, 1955, I was sitting in the front seat of the colored section of a bu... [more]
April 18, 2010 at 09:44 AM
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1960 - Vice President Richard Nixon Campaign ad on Civil Rights
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Campaign ad from the 1960 election cycle
August 1, 2009 at 05:06 PM
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Martin Luther King Jr. Leads March on Washington
From history.com, produced by The History Channel
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality. (3:10)
January 18, 2011 at 05:07 PM
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Rise of Black Power
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
The civil rights movement continued to make progress during the 1960s through the controversial implementation of forced busing and affirmative action measures. Most people viewed Martin Luther King, Jr., as the principle leader of the movement. King... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 01:28 PM
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Civil Rights Legislation
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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr., on November 22, 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson mournfully assumed the role of the nation's leader. Johnson, a former senator from Texas, served as the Senate Democratic Leader... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 01:19 PM
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American Experience: A Class Apart
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. This video tells the little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination. The professional... [more]
February 9, 2011 at 07:32 PM
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Finding Their Voice
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York
In the 1920s, thousands of African Americans left the rural South for cities in the North in a movement called "The Great Migration."  Their arrival in New York City marked a period called "The Harlem Renaissance."  In this video segment from A Walk ... [more]
January 30, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
John Green teaches you about the early days of the Civil Rights movement. By way of providing context for this, John also talks a bit about wider America in the 1950s. The 1950s are a deeply nostalgic period for many Americans, but there is more than... [more]
November 24, 2013 at 07:47 AM
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Civil Rights: "Let Freedom Ring" Rap
From flocabulary.com, produced by Flocabulary
The fight for civil rights was the fight for equality. In this song, witness Martin Luther King Jr. use the most powerful weapon of all: words. The song covers the passing of the Civil Rights Bill, the Voting Rights Act and Brown v. Board of Educatio... [more]
May 22, 2012 at 12:19 PM
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