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Proud moment in Black History and North Carolina A history. Thank you to the A Four/Greensboro Four. AGGIE PRIDE!

Greensboro Four - A State University. Proud moment in Black History and North Carolina history.

In Alabama the Montgomery Bus Boycott occurred led by Rosa Parks and MlK. This hoped to help african American Civil rights.

61 years ago today, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. It was the birth of the modern-day Civil Rights Movement.

Fisk University student Jean Wynona Fleming behind bars in the Nashville jail.

Jean Wynona Fleming, a Fisk University student, sits behind bars in a Nashville jail after her arrest at a drugstore lunch counter on March Sit-ins at nine restaurants protested segregated eating facilities.

This photo shows African Americans being able to sit in area where they were once banned from. In the Civil Rights Act of 1964 the dining facilities covered are any restaurants, cafeteria, lunchroom, soda fountain, or any other location that sells food for consumption on premise is included in the act. Though establishments that do not sell food primarily for consumption on premise are not included in the Act. For example, a pizza delivery store or anywhere that offers food but has no…

Black Civil Rights….America in the 1950’s

African American Civil War nurses

African-Americans in the Civil War

African American Civil War Nurses and Cooks African American women, as well as some men, often worked as nurses, cooks and laundry workers in both Union and Confederate hospitals during the war.

Linda Brown, third grader, the plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education. She had to walk far past the white school to get to the poorly-funded Negro school. Controversy began regarding 'bussing' children to school.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in 1965, after the Voting Rights Act was passed.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in after the Voting Rights Act was passed. of Republican senators voted for it, as did of Democratic senators. William Fulbright, who Clinton bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom in voted no.

The Massive Liberal Failure on Race: How the Liberal Embrace of Busing Hurt the Cause of Integration  Slate.com

How the Liberal Embrace of Busing Hurt the Cause of Integration

AP WAS THERE: MLK led civil rights marches in Alabama in 1965 that resulted in voting rights - Daily Journal

Civil rights marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., in It was the start of a march to the state capital demanding voter registration rights for blacks.

Photo: Stephen Somerstein. 'Young civil rights marchers with American flags march in Montgomery' 1965

Exhibition: ‘Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein’ at the New-York Historical Society Museum and Library, New York

Young civil rights marchers with American flags march in Montgomery, 1965

Another civil rights martyr in Lowdes County, Alabama, Viola Liuzzo carries her shoes while walking with other activists, hours before she was shot and killed in 1965. Sally Liuzzo-Prado, one of five of Viola's children, says her mother walked barefoot whenever she could. "She just hated shoes." When her body was removed from the car she was shot in, she was barefoot.

Killed For Taking Part In 'Everybody's Fight'

Viola Liuzzo carries her shoes while walking with other civil rights activist before she was shot and killed in Alabama.

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