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Civil rights history from the ground up local struggles, a national movement edited by emilye crosby a spirited assessment of the state of civil rights history, by the leading scholars of. Or click here to register if you are a k–12 educator or student, registration is free and simple and grants you exclusive access to all of our online content. Civil rights was a southern fight in places like new york, boston, and los angeles, theoharis shows, “nonviolent, disruptive struggles” for desegregation and reform took place starting well. Many women played important roles in the civil rights movement, from leading local civil rights organizations to serving as lawyers on school segregation lawsuits.
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