Bernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in earlyBernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in early organizing of the Selma Voting Rights Movement. Here are other inspiring facts to know about civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette:   1. Born in Tampa, Florida on July..  The post 14…

Bernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in earlyBernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in early organizing of the Selma Voting Rights Movement. Here are other inspiring facts to know about civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette: 1. Born in Tampa, Florida on July.. The post 14…

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A Multicultural List of Civil Rights Documentaries: “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” (2005)

A Multicultural List of Civil Rights Documentaries: “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” (2005)

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Susan B. Anthony, once caught voting before the 19th amendment passed, and was scolded. She insisted on being arrested, not wanting to be treated differently based on sex

Susan B. Anthony, once caught voting before the 19th amendment passed, and was scolded. She insisted on being arrested, not wanting to be treated differently based on sex

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One of my favorite pictures is this photo of a young protester carrying a “girls are strong” sign. This photo was taken during an ERA march demanding equal rights for women in Tacoma, WA, 1982. Perhaps I like it because the girl seems to be skipping (or running) with a determined look on her face. With a sign that appears to have been written by her and a shirt stating “The ERA is for my future” she is, in some ways, a symbolic reminder that fighting for civil rights, whether it’s based on…

One of my favorite pictures is this photo of a young protester carrying a “girls are strong” sign. This photo was taken during an ERA march demanding equal rights for women in Tacoma, WA, 1982. Perhaps I like it because the girl seems to be skipping (or running) with a determined look on her face. With a sign that appears to have been written by her and a shirt stating “The ERA is for my future” she is, in some ways, a symbolic reminder that fighting for civil rights, whether it’s based on…

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Reality star and philanthropist Porsha Williams is known best for her appearances on Bravo's tv show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Here are a few facts yReality star and philanthropist Porsha Williams is known best for her appearances on Bravo’s tv show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Here are a few facts you might not know about the outspoken Porsha Williams. 1. Porsha grew up in a highly influential family and is the granddaughter of famed civil rights leader, Hosea Williams...  The post…

Reality star and philanthropist Porsha Williams is known best for her appearances on Bravo's tv show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Here are a few facts yReality star and philanthropist Porsha Williams is known best for her appearances on Bravo’s tv show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Here are a few facts you might not know about the outspoken Porsha Williams. 1. Porsha grew up in a highly influential family and is the granddaughter of famed civil rights leader, Hosea Williams... The post…

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

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Dorothy Irene Height was an  administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemDorothy Irene Height was an  administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She has often been referred to as the “godmother of the women’s movement” of civil rights. Here are a few other amazing facts to know about…

Dorothy Irene Height was an administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemDorothy Irene Height was an administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She has often been referred to as the “godmother of the women’s movement” of civil rights. Here are a few other amazing facts to know about…

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Medgar Evers was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and to enact socialMedgar Evers was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and to enact social justice and voting rights. He was also a World War II veteran who participated in the Normandy invasion.   You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea. – Medgar..  The post 11…

Medgar Evers was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and to enact socialMedgar Evers was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and to enact social justice and voting rights. He was also a World War II veteran who participated in the Normandy invasion. You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea. – Medgar.. The post 11…

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This National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary tells the powerful story of how and where the centuries-long struggle of African Americans to achieve the bright promise of America culminated in the mid-20th century in a heroic campaign we call the modern civil rights movement. Many of the places where these seminal events occurred, the churches, schools, homes, and neighborhoods, are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and are included in this itinerary.

This National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary tells the powerful story of how and where the centuries-long struggle of African Americans to achieve the bright promise of America culminated in the mid-20th century in a heroic campaign we call the modern civil rights movement. Many of the places where these seminal events occurred, the churches, schools, homes, and neighborhoods, are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and are included in this itinerary.

What's an Analogy?    by Ann Reckner	Send this Page to a Friend!  An analogy is a type of word problem that often appears on standardized tests. It is made up of two word pairs, like this:

What's an Analogy? by Ann Reckner Send this Page to a Friend! An analogy is a type of word problem that often appears on standardized tests. It is made up of two word pairs, like this:

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