America in the 20th Century: The Civil Rights Movement

Full Video |1:21:59

America in the 20th Century: The Civil Rights Movement

Full Video |1:21:59

Although the Civil War ended slavery in the United States, discriminatory practices like the Jim Crow laws prevented African Americans from receiving equal education, employment, and compensation. Strong efforts in the South, however, and the enforcement of Jim Crow laws prevented African Americans from receiving equal education, employment, and compensation. Courage and determination brewed after each win for civil rights, and an entire movement broke out during the 1950s and 60s. This program covers the pivotal events of the civil rights movement and dives into the minds of courageous leaders who sacrificed everything in an effort to achieve their dreams.


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