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The Civil Rights Movement: Web Resources

A research guide for finding resources on the the Civil Rights Era in the BC3 Library and on the Internet, complied by the BC3 Librarians.

The murder of 14 year old Emmett Till

General Websites on the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Crowe laws and racial segregation in America

The Supreme Court's decision in the Plessy v. Ferguson case legally allowed "separate but equal" practices. But African Americans were anything but treated equally in the Jim Crow South.


Who were the Freedom Riders?

Open Educational Resources

For more OER Resources, see the Open Educational Resources LibGuide

Did the Civil Rights Movement achieve educational equality?