SELMA, Alabama (AP) — An 860-mile protest march to Washington has begun in Selma, 50 years after the city’s historic 1965 march for African-American rights. 112 more words
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In 1962 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was visiting Terrell County, Georgia to speak at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The church had recently been burned down by the Klu Klux Klan. 316 more words
Danny Lyon was famous for his work photographing the civil rights movement in the south and motorcycle gangs in Chicago.
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When he returned to New York, his mother told him, if ever got bored, he should “just talk to someone on the subway.”
The College Board, the non-profit company that designs Advanced Placement tests for US high schools, has announced new standards for its AP US history curriculum. The revisions are “clearer and more historically precise, and less open to misinterpretation or perceptions of imbalance,” according to… 687 more words
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Tall Southern pines and summer wildflowers along Highway 202 outside Anniston – pleasant scenery for travelers – belie the tragic events that took place there on May 14, 1961. 733 more words