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Gandhi, Nonviolence, and the Civil Rights Movement

A recent NPR story covered┬áMohandas Gandhi’s early career and activism in South Africa. Gandhi originally went to South Africa to work as a lawyer but it was his experience with the segregated and racist system of apartheid that galvanized him into political action. 1,044 more words

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Collaboration with the National Civil Rights Museum

The Film & Media Archive has collaborated with the National Civil Rights Museum to add film and audio from the Henry Hampton Collection to the museum’s permanent collection. 432 more words

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Dorothy Height and The Great Depression

Dorothy Height, an activist for civil rights as well as women’s rights, was celebrated on Google’s front page on what would have been her 102nd birthday. 553 more words

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