The little reported Orangeburg Massacre occurred on this day in 1968. Read more about it here: http://www.trueprosperity.info/this-day-in-history-the-orangeburg-massacre/
Selma-Montgomery March: Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is US Congressman John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy.
Mugshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in February, King was 27 years old and had been arrested at the Montgomery bus boycott.
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Elizabeth Eckford is one of the African American students known as the Little Rock Nine. On September she and eight other African American students attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School, which had previously only accepted white students
Writers Angela Davis and Toni Morrison. Wallpaper and background photos of Angela Davis and Toni Morrison for fans of Feminism images.
“Over the past few years, I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate…” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Residents of Hollywood, California, start a campaign to push Japanese Americans out of the community, May 1923
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Girls singing freedom song in Selma church. Mass meeting was held to raise spirits and recruit participants for voter registration demonstration, July 1964 Photo credit: Matt Herron — in Selma, Alabama.
An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.
Gloria Richardson removes the rifle of a National Guardsman from her way during a 1963 Civil Rights Protest on Maryland. This took a lot of courage to gently push aside the gun with no comment, and nary a backwards glance.