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  1. Freedom Summer, 1964: An Overview
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    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 doing so. At the same time, in view of the miserable conditions in the state's segregated public schools, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) planned to create "freedom schools" in which volunteers (mostly the whites from the North) would, that summer, teach Black young people in subjects ranging from basic education to Black history and leadership skills.
  2. Little Rock Central High School
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    Resource Type: Article
    The site of forced school desegregation during the American Civil Rights Movement.
  3. Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1955
    A successful year-long protest against the segregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
  4. The New Student Left
    An Anthology

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1967
    A collection of essays by active participants in the 1960s student movement on American college campuses.
  5. 16th Street Baptist Church bombing
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    Resource Type: Article
    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 turning point in the U.S. 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

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