About Civil Rights

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The Birth of the Civil Rights Movement

From 1941-1954, post-war America begins to grapple with the social and legislative changes that reshape the national conversation.

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The Modern Civil Rights Movement

March into history with the transformation figures and events of 1954-1964.

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Places of Power and History

Visit the many places across the United States that tell the collective story of civil rights in America.

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Civil Rights Champions and Challengers

Explore the many faces of the Civil Rights movement and learn more about the contributions.

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Pivotal Moments, Powerful Stories

Walk the journey of the civil rights movement from the early foundations of our nation to modern times.

Last updated: November 17, 2016

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