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Week long sit-ins planned outside PM’s residence over settlements bill (GOOD!!!)

Incensed by the controversial settlements regulation bill, which they deem a “manifestly illegal measure to seize privately owned Palestinian land,” dozens of activists are holding a demonstration of indefinite length outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem. 290 more words

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C.T. Vivian

Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian was another leader during the Civil Rights Movement. He would use his preaching to spread the idea of equality throughout all mankind. 532 more words

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The CORE of the Sit-ins

The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was formed in 1942 as one of the leading activist groups during the Civil Rights Movement. CORE was founded by a group of students at the University of Chicago: James L. 499 more words

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Ella Baker

Ella Baker was a huge key factor in the Civil Rights Movement. She mainly worked with the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. 419 more words

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Atlanta's Mayoral Fight

Following the moderately progressive ideals of Mayor Hartsfield, Ivan Allen Jr. became Atlanta’s succeeding 52nd mayor during the city’s fight for civil rights. Georgia native and Georgia Tech graduate, Allen is recognized as providing vital leadership skills during a rocky era and transforming the Old South of Atlanta into the modern and progressive… 798 more words

March: Book Two

I keep it short with this review. March: Book Two is the second installment of John Lewis Graphic Novel Memoir and a jewel in Young Adult/Adult literature. 239 more words


History Behind the Sit-ins

It all began in February of 1960 when four African American college freshman -Ezell Blair Jr., Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond – refused to give up their seats at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. 771 more words

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