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National Civil Rights Museum Reopens in Memphis

Civil Rights Museum starts in Memphis,March 6,2014: Image: statues of three women walking next to a replica of a city bus


National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee


Ellen Parlapiano

National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis. If you've never been, you must go! Such a great museum on the Civil Rights Movement.


No Dogs-Negroes-Mexicans - Racist Sign from Deep South - National Civil Rights Museum - Downtown Memphis - Tennessee - USA by Adam Jones, Ph.D. - Global Photo Archive, via Flickr


Life-sized Diorama of Rosa Parks in Her Bus Seat of a complete '50's era bus. - National Civil Rights Museum - Downtown Memphis - Tennessee - USA by Adam Jones, Ph.D. - Global Photo Archive, via Flickr


The Egyptian House, Penzance, Cornwall. The building dates back to 1835 & it is thought that the architect was John Foulston from Plymouth who is credited for the design of the similar Classical and Mathematical School in Devonport, Devon. It has been said that the facade was an exact copy of a museum in Picadilly, London built in 1812 which was inspired by the Temple of Hat-hor at Dendra in Egypt. This is not strictly true altho it is likely the museum served as the main source of…


The March On Washington In Pictures

by Leonard Freed The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. From “This Is the Day: The March on Washington” / Getty Publications.


10. Maps are majorly trendy right now! Map something from your life: your house, your room, your neighborhood, a class... It's your call. 2 pt.

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Gruyère Popovers

This is a quote from an activist named Nelson Mandala. He was someone during this time period who really impacted the Civil Rights era. He changed peoples lives in Little Rock Arkansas for the better. For example, African Americans lives like Liz were improved because earlier in time it was difficult for her and her family members to deal with society but now African Americans are treated more equally.

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The Little Rock Nine Are Now Eight: The Ancestors Bring Home Jefferson Thomas

The Little Rock Nine ~ 1957. These are the children who integrated the school in Little Rock, Arkansas. President Eisenhower ordered out the National Guard to protect them, but they were still spit on and they had to endure hateful remarks and racist epithets. They are all heroes in my book.