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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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    Little Rock High School Integration

    Ms. Beals talked about her unique perspective on the civil rights movement as one of the first African-American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. This was…

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    Personal Experiences with Civil Rights

    Mr. Caldwell talked about his research on African-Americans in the south and specifically northeastern Louisiana. Mr. Dent talked about his experiences during a personal tour of the south…

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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

    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

    Mr. Williams talked about the history of Tuskegee University.

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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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    Piney Woods School and Civil Rights

    Mr. Beady talked about cultural diversity as a byproduct of the civil rights era. He spoke about the history of African-Americans and what is referred to as the Middle Passage, which is the…

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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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    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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    Memphis Civil Rights Movement

    Rev. Kyles talked about the civil rights movement in the United States. He was close to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and was with him the day Dr. King was assassinated. Rev. Kyles talked about the…

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    Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport

    Reverend Blake, who was a field secretary in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and two other activists spoke about the civil rights movement in Shreveport. Mr. Brinkley then…

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    Life on Louisiana Sugar Plantations

    Ms. McCormick and Mr. Calhoun talked about life on Louisiana sugar plantations at the St. John plantation. They also showed photographs concerning the history of the sugar industry in…

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    New Orleans and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mayor Morial talked about the importance of learning history through experiencing and seeing famous places as a supplement to reading about history. Mayor Morial is the son of the first…

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    Majic School Bus Civil Rights Tour

    Professor Brinkley talked about the Majic Bus Civil Rights Tour in the South. This tour included 18 high school students from six schools in New Orleans.

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