Civil Rights Movement
During the 1950s and ‘60s, African-Americans campaigned for an end to racial discrimination through a series of non-violent protests and marches. The Civil Rights Movement culminated with the passage of federal laws banning discrimination in voting, employment, housing and other sectors of American society.
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Learn about the Civil Rights Movement from the people who lived through it.
“Voices of Civil Rights”
is a compilation of personal accounts submitted by “ordinary” people who participated or were influenced by the Civil Rights Movement. It is a joint project of the AARP, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and Library of Congress.
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