Category : Civil Rights

Civil Rights

Arthur Fletcher

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Arthur Fletcher advised four Republican presidents and for three years headed the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. He had a keen interest in education, personally providing...
Civil Rights History

The Mayfield Ten

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Established in 1908, Mayfield High School was the white high school in Mayfield Kentucky. Ten students from Dunbar (“Colored”) High School chose to integrate Mayfield...
Civil Rights

Robert Parris Moses

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Although he avoided publicity and was reluctant to assert himself as a leader, Robert Parris Moses became one of the most influential black leaders of...
Civil Rights History

Annie Lee Cooper

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“Upfront, pleasant, and…absolutely fearless” was how John Lewis described Selma-native Annie Lee Cooper. By the fall of 1963, the voting drive in Selma had “mushroomed...
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