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A Raisin in the Sun/ To Kill a Mockingbird Research Paper

A Raisin in the Sun / To Kill a Mockingbird Research Paper

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Web Links

General Civil Rights Movement Web Links
African American History
Martin Luther King Institute Encyclopedia
Amistad Digital Resource
Black History in America
We Shall Overcome; Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement National Register

Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action: Background
Affirmative Action for African, Hispanic, Asian Americans
The Origins of Affirmative Action
A Brief History of Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action History: A History & Timeline of Affirmative Action
The Origins of Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action: History and Rationale

African Americans during the Great Depression

The Great Depression
The 1930s: The Great Depression

The Great Depression (1929-1939)

Blacks and the Great Depression

Issues of Race in the 1930s

Brown v. Board of Education
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Brown v. Board of Education
Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. Board of Education
Brown v. Board of Education

The Road to Civil Rights: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Video Web Sites

Brown v. Board of Education
Brown v. Board Education Documentary
Brown v. Board of Education

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Major Features of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Avalon Project: Civil Rights Act; July 2, 1964
A Brief History of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 
http://www.judiciary.senate.gov/about/history/CivilRightsAct.cfm

Civil Rights Act of 1964
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/prize.htm


Video Web Sites

Civil Rights Act of 1964
http://www.history.com/topics/voting-rights-act/videos#civil-rights-act-of-1964

President Lyndon B. Johnson Remarks Upon Signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87VEEi4Aa3g


Freedom Riders


Freedom Riders
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/rides

Freedom Rides
http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_freedom_rides

The Road to Civil Rights: Freedom Riders
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/highwayhistory/road/s26.cf

The Road to Civil Rights: Completing the Freedom Ride
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/highwayhistory/road/s27.cfm

Get on the Bus: The Freedom Riders of 1961
http://www.npr.org/2006/01/12/5149667/get-on-the-bus-the-freedom-riders-of-1961

The Freedom Riders: Then and Now
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Freedom-Riders.html

A Tribute to Freedom Riders
http://www.oprah.com/packages/freedom-riders.html


Video Web Sites

The Freedom Riders History
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zBY6gkpbTg

WGBH American Experience | Freedom Riders
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/watch

Freedom Riders
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcvsWXrS2PI


Harper Lee

Harper Lee
http://www.harperlee.com/bio.htm

Harper Lee: Biography
http://www.biography.com/people/harper-lee-9377021

Harper Lee
http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1126

To Kill A Mockingbird and the Scottsboro Boys Trial: Profiles in Courage
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/kill-mockingbird-and-scottsboro-boys-trial-profiles-courage

Atticus Finch in Context
http://chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1854&context=journal_articles


Jim Crow Laws
What Was Jim Crow?

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | PBS

Black History in America: Jim Crow Laws
Jim Crow Laws
Video Web Sites

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

Jim Crow Museum

Little Rock Nine
Little Rock School Desegregation
Little Rock Central High: History in Little Rock
We Shall Overcome -- Little Rock Central High School
Little Rock, 1957: An Overview
The Little Rock Nine
Little Rock
Video Web Sites
Little Rock Nine
The Little Rock Nine: Documentary
Terrence Roberts: Member of the Little Rock Nine

Malcolm X
Malcolm X (1925-1965)
Malcolm X (1925-1965)
The Malcolm X Project at Columbia University
Malcolm X: Official Website
The Assassination of Malcolm X
Malcolm X: Biography
Video Web Sites
Malcolm X: Mini Biography

Malcolm X: Make it Plain
Malcolm X Speeches and Interviews 1960-1965

March on Washington (1963)
The March on Washington: “We Stood on a Height”
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
The March on Washington | IIP Digital
Behind the March on Washington
The 1963 March on Washington
March on Washington, D.C.
Video Web Sites
The March on Washington
Remembering the March on Washington
March on Washington
The March on Washington

Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers and the Origin of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
Medgar Evers: Biography
NAACP History: Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers: July 2, 1925-June 12, 1963
Exposing the Secrets of Mississippi Racism
Video Web Sites
Medgar Evers
Medgar Evers - Part 1: Civil Rights Heroes, Martin Kent Documentary
Medgar Evers - Part 2: Civil Rights Heroes, Martin Kent Documentary

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom | Exhibitions - Library of Congress
NAACP: 100 Years of History
NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Video Web Sites
History of the NAACP and Civil Rights
History of the NAACP – Part 1
History of the NAACP – Part 2
NAACP

Plessy v. Ferguson
The Supreme Court | Landmark Cases | Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) | PBS
The Supreme Court Landmark Cases | Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) | Famous Dissents
Plessy .v Ferguson (1896)

The Road to Civil Rights: Plessy v. Ferguson
Digital History: Plessy v. Ferguson
Homer Plessy: Biography
Plessy .v Ferguson (1896)
Video Web Sites
Plessy v. Ferguson
Historical Cases: Plessy v. Feguson

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-1956)
Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Story of Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott Revisited
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
ADAH: Alabama Moments - Montgomery Bus Boycott
How Women Led and Won the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Video Web Sites
Rosa Parks: Mini Biography
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Montgomery Bus Boycott

Scottsboro Boys Trials
The Trials of The Scottsboro Boys
The Trial of the Scottsboro Boys
Anthology of Thirties Prose: The Scottsboro Freight Car Case
Scottsboro Trials
Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center
Video Web Sites

The Trials of the Scottsboro Trials
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing
About the 1963 Birmingham Bombing
Video Resources
Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963

Southern Race Relations in the 1930s
Race Relations in the 1930s and 1940s
Issues of Race in the 1930s

Trials in the South during the 1930s
All-White Jury
White Juror Bias: An Investigation of Prejudice against Black Defendants in the American Courtroom
The Changing Composition of the American Jury
Discriminatory Acquittal
Illegal Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection: A Continuing Legacy
The Scottsboro Boys Trials: Black Men as Racial Scapegoats
The Scottsboro Boys and Fundamental Rights
‘Scottsboro Boys’: A 1931 Case of Legal Lynching Revisited
The Story of the Scottsboro Boys

TV and the Civil Rights Movement
Blacks in TV in the Age of the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1970
Television News and the Civil Rights Struggle: The Views in Virginia and Mississippi
Television and the Civil Rights Movement: An Interview with Aniko Bodroghkozy (Part One)
Television and the Civil Rights Movement: An Interview with Aniko Bodroghkozy (Part Two)
Television and the Civil Rights Movement: An Interview with Aniko Bodroghkozy (Part Three)
Reporting on the Civil Rights Movement

Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Road to Civil Rights: The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Federal Voting Rights Laws
Voting Rights Act (1965)
Voting Rights for African Americans
The Road to Civil Rights: The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Transcript of Voting Rights Act (1965)
Reporting on the Civil Rights Movement
Video Resources
President Johnson and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
President Lyndon Johnson: Speech on Voting Rights
Why Did There Need to Be a Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Woolworth Sit-ins
I Raised My Hand to Volunteer: Students Protest in 1960s Chapel Hill
1960: Sitting Down to Take a Stand
The Woolworth Sit-In That Launched a Movement
North Carolina History Project : Greensboro Sit-In
The Sit-ins - October 1960 - Civil Rights - A Jackson Sun Special Report
Civil Rights Greensboro
Video Resources
Woolworth Lunch Counter