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Voting Rights Act of 1965, primary source document with analysis questions

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Excerpts from the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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U.S. History

Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Children’s lit, nonfiction

Synopsis: The Civil Rights Era was a time of disease and unrest.  But as Martin Luther King Jr. took the stage, he created a non-violent movement ready to march miles upon miles for the right of equality. 184 more words

American History – Michael S. Harper

This post is a bit late. It should have been posted last month but I decided to still share it. It’s a piece that caught my attention because of its mention of “those four black girls”(Cynthia Wesley, Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, and Carole Robertson) who were killed in the bombing of Birmingham, Alabama’s 16th Street Baptist Church on September 15,1963. 102 more words

Poetry