Neatorama Posts Tagged "civil rights"
Freedom Ride...

The following article is from the book Uncle John'...  ...even though nearly 100 years had passed since the Civil War, the South was still a stronghold of prejudic...  ...the city had become one of the epicenters of the Civil Rights movement. Pastors and activists held rallies all...  ...ell was 24, a UCLA gradu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/24/Freedom-Ride/
Rosa Parks and the Bus Driver...

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedi...  ...one of the linchpin moments in the history of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. The Rosa Parks inc...  ...o eventually earn the title of the "First Lady of Civil Rights ." She was eventually awarded the Presidential Med...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/06/The-Rest-of-the-Rosa-Parks-Story/
A Member of the Little Rock Nine Discusses Her Struggle to Attend Central High...

The National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, has an exhibition called “American Stories.” A recent donation to the museum came from Minnijean Brown Trickey, who presented the Smithsonian with he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/23/A-Member-of-the-Little-Rock-Nine-Discusses-Her-Struggle-to-Attend-Central-High/
The Struggle in Black and White: Activist Photographers Who Fought for Civil Rights

Text can tell stories, but a picture is worth a th...  ...lic opinion against the war. Photographs from the Civil Rights struggle of the 1950s and ‘60s served the s...  ...uo;60s served the same purpose.Photographs of the civil rights struggle helped galvanize those outside the South...  ...ook This Light...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/08/The-Struggle-in-Black-and-White-Activist-Photographers-Who-Fought-for-Civil-Rights/
Mississippi Burning 50 Years Later...

Fifty years may seem like a long time ago to an in...  ...ecuted the case under an 1870 post-reconstruction civil rights law. Seven of the 18 men arrested - including the...  ...KKK to the men's whereabouts - were convicted of civil rights violations, but not murder. None served more than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/22/Mississippi-Burning-50-Years-Later/
George Takei at SXSW...

Our friends from Geeks Are Sexy are at SXSW in Aus...  ...esterday. The theme of the talk was diversity and civil liberties, causes close to the Star Trek veteran&...  ...n internment camp to his current support of LGBTQ rights . Diversity is a running theme in Takei’s l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/12/George-Takei-at-SXSW/
The Long Lost Photos From Gordon Parks' Segregation Series...

Gordon Parks is best known for his portraits of Civil Rights Movement leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/20/Gordon-Parks-And-The-Long-Lost-Photos-From-His-Segregation-Series/
Food at the 1963 March on Washington...

Smithsonian has several articles on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, including an oral history and a play-by-play account of the event. Their Food and Think blog is covering another fac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/26/Food-at-the-1963-March-on-Washington/
1960s Voting Literacy Test...

The Supreme Court this week overturned a section o...  ...this week overturned a section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The federal government will no longer provid...  ...eracy test" in order to vote.After the end of the Civil War, would-be black voters in the South faced an...  ...ample of one of these barrier...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/1960s-Voting-Literacy-Test/
The New York Times Just Turned 160...

Last Sunday was the 160th anniversary of The New Y...  ...day, but public demand for news updates about the Civil War caused the change in papers around the countr...  ...full-page ad that described actions taken against civil rights protesters. The ad falsely accused the police for...  ...d to criticize officia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/21/the-new-york-times-just-turned-160/




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