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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/

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.

SouthSide 365: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mugshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in February, King was 27 years old and had been arrested at the Montgomery bus boycott.

22 Strong Female Characters In Literature We All Wanted To Be

22 Strong Female Characters In Literature We All Wanted To Be

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

angela davis and toni morrison #jill_krementz

Writers Angela Davis and Toni Morrison. Wallpaper and background photos of Angela Davis and Toni Morrison for fans of Feminism images.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s 94 Birthday

“Over the past few years, I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate…” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Japanese internment 1940s  #America

Residents of Hollywood, California, start a campaign to push Japanese Americans out of the community, May 1923

Young women singing a freedom song in a Selma, Ala., church. The mass meeting was held to raise spirits and recruit participants for a voter registration demonstration. In 1964, Matt Herron and a group of photographers documented the Freedom Summer in what he called the Southern Documentary Project.

A Cultural History of Civil Rights

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. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships  Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

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.......BRAVE WOMAN!!! #civilrights  #blackhistory - @Greg Takayama Terrell- #webstagram

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.

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