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John Lewis

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This civil rights leader and politician currently serves in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Negro Act of 1740

IN RECOGNITION OF LESS KNOWN CIVIL RIGHTS STORIES AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM

This rebellion was the largest slave revolt ever staged in the 13 British colonies.   It began on September 9, 1739, in the colony now known as South Carolina, when approximately 20 slaves marched

Life, legacy and liberating work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an African American Baptist minister, orator, humanitarian, activist, civil rights leader and writer.

:  In the short span of 39 years, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—the son and grandson of African American Baptist preachers—became a pivotal leader of the civil rights movement.

In recognition of the interplay between music and civil and human rights.

Across time and place, music has had an important role in the quest for freedom.

Tribute to those who risked their lives and livelihood to help build a more equal and freer nation

Some scholars often refer to the ratification of this amendment to the U.S.

Native American Heritage Month and the struggle of Native Americans for civil rights in their homeland

On December 14, 1915, Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, presented at the White House, endorsements from 24 state govern­ments for a day to honor Indians.

Legions of civil rights activists

A rural farm-boy, high school drop-out, and at one time a homeless teenager, this individual became one of the world’s acclaimed photojournalists.   As a photographer, he won a photography fellowsh

National LGBT History Month

October is a very special month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Which of the following LGBT-related awareness celebrations take place in October?

In Recognition of the Many Struggles That Led to Fair Labor Practices and Equality in Civil Rights Law and Policy

Today’s challenge is in recognition of the many struggles that led to fair labor practices and equality in civil rights law and policy, and the courage and fortitude of the individuals who fought the fights.  There are many less known stories and unsung heroes in the history of civil rights in America.  This is another one of them.

In Recognition of the Contributions of Graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Education and Civil Rights

Booker T. Washington’s history of conciliatory policies and actions towards whites, coupled with his vast influence in the black community, led to rifts within the black community throughout the country (and some say abroad). 

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