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Connecting Freedom Summer of 1964 to Today

Young Black organizers who confront oppressive systems have always been met with violence—educators can look at the uprisings of Freedom Summer in 1964 and those in Minneapolis in 2020 for evidence. Despite the pushback they face, Black activists’ work leads to changes in laws and culture. Use these resources to teach about Freedom Summer and highlight how Black people have asserted their agency in efforts to effect policy change in the United States.

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Race & Ethnicity

Race & Ethnicity

Religion

Religion

Ability

Ability

Class

Class

Immigration

Immigration

Gender & Sexual Identity

Gender & Sexual Identity

Bullying & Bias

Bullying & Bias

Rights & Activism

Rights & Activism