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In the United States in 2014, we take our freedom of movement for granted. We can drink from any water fountain, shop in any store and stay in any hotel we can afford. Prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, these simple activities were not so simple.
A decade after Brown, Title IV again called for desegregation of public schools. Studying images of segregated schools close in time and place can help students build a picture of the wide discrepancies between educational facilities.
Primary sources--like discriminatory "help wanted" ads and posters--can help students understand the significance of Title VII.
Freedom Summer, a new American Experience film, highlights an overlooked but essential period in the civil rights movement.
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We stand behind Teaching for Change’s efforts to diversify children’s literature.
When we shared a problematic post on social media, our audience pushed back. What’s the next step in the conversation?