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Franklin McCain: Taking Jim Crow Off The Menu

Franklin McCain, one of the “Greensboro Four” dies. Read NPR’s Code Switch article here.

Greensboro Four

Greensboro Four


The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (PBS)

Rex Theatre

This PBS website chronicles a century of segregation in America that contains personal narratives, exclusive videos, interactive maps, historical document and teacher resources.


Road Trip! Through SC Civil Rights History

Road Trip! Through SC Civil Rights History

Take a virtual road trip through the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina.


The Final Barrier: 50 years later, segregation still exists

The University of Alabama’s student newspaper, The Crimson White, reports that a black woman was prohibited from pledging a predominantly white greek letter organization.


50th Anniversary of the Birmingham Church Bombing on 16th Street

Birmingham Church Bombing on 16th Street

Investigators at the 16th Street Baptist Church after it was bombed on September, 15, 1963.


KKK and NAACP secret meeting ends with membership ties

KKK and NAACP secret meeting ends with membership ties

The leadership of the NAACP Casper branch speak with John Abarr, far right, a kleagle of the United Klans of America out of Great Falls, Mont., on Saturday night, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Parkway Plaza hotel in Casper, Wyo. Jimmy Simmons, president of the NAACP Casper branch, spent several months attempting to organize the meeting due to concerns about reports of violence against black men and Ku Klux Klan pamphleting in Gillette, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Alan Rogers)


8 Years After Katrina

8 Years After Katrina

New Orleans residents at the Superdome


50 years after the March on Washington

50 years after the March on Washington

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.


New Civil Rights Marker in Charleston Drawing Attention

New Civil Rights Marker in Charleston drawaing attention

Students at Burke HS in Charleston, SC were arrested after their protest at a lunch counter.


How Would You Kill the N Word?

How Would You Kill the N Word?

In 2007, the NAACP held a mock burial for the N-word to symbolize its campaign to stamp out the word’s usage.

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