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  • Politics of Civil Rights Movement
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    Politics of Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Bond talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement, including his founding the Atlanta student sit-in and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Mr. Bond…

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    Rosa Parks

    Mr. Brinkley discussed his book Rosa Parks. The book details the life of the famous civil rights activist who changed history when, work-weary, she refused to surrender her seat to a white…

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  • James Baldwin and the Civil Rights Movement
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    James Baldwin and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Miller talked about the impact of the works of James Baldwin on the civil rights movement. He stressed that Baldwin must be studied in the context of the movement, not just as an…

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  • The Law and the Civil Rights Movement
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    The Law and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Dees talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement and the purpose of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He founded the center, of which he is executive director, during…

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  • Tuskegee University
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    Tuskegee University

    Mr. Williams talked about the history of Tuskegee University.

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  • AfricanAmerican Experience in World War II
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    African-American Experience in World War II

    Scholars talked about the experiences of African-American soldiers during World War II both at home and abroad. Among the issues they addressed were black contributions to the war effort,…

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  • Fictional Writing and Social Change
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    Fictional Writing and Social Change

    Mr. Gaines, the author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” spoke about role of fictional writing in social change. The book is a novel about an African-American woman who lived…

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  • Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement
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    Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Williams talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement. He was a field director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and went to jail over a hundred times…

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  • NonViolence and the Civil Rights Movement
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    Non-Violence and the Civil Rights Movement

    Ms. King talked about the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committe and the influence of the non-violent thought of Gandhi and others on the civil rights movement. She is also the author of…

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