2017-01-20T11:01:16ZWhy did Ella Baker become involved in grassroots organizing? What strategies did Ella Baker use to help members of the Civil Rights Movement?
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZSNCC was established in 1960 on the campus of Shaw University as a civil rights organization.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZGet acquainted with the civil rights movement with this overview of the major highlights, speeches and writings that shaped the era and modern race relations.
2017-01-20T11:01:16Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview The abolition
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThis is an African-American history timeline highlighting significant events between 1840 and 1849.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Great Migration was movement from rural southern areas to northern, Midwestern and western cities.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Red Summer of 1919 began in May and lasted until the end of October. During this time, race riots erupted in many northern cities.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZFour prominent civil rights organizations that helped to end segregation and Jim Crow Era laws.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZAbolitionists worked to end slavery. Their philosophies on how to end slavery were very different. Historian Herbert Aptheker outlines the three types of abolitionism.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Jim Crow Era in American society lasted from the late 1870s to 1965 with the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZA biography of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who helped over 200 others escape from slavery to the North.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Dred Scott case was a seminal case in United States history. Dred Scott, an enslaved man, unsuccessfully fought for his and his wife's freedom.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZWhy did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin? How long did it last? What impact did the boycott have on the Jim Crow Era?
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZHistorian, sociologist, writer, educator and sociopolitical activist, W.E.B. Du Bois fought throughout his career to uplift African-Americans through a variety of methods.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZHow was Kwanza established? When was Malcolm X assassinated? Why was the Poor People's Campaign established? Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZKey events and issues occurring between 1910 and 1919.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe 1820s planted the seeds for the burgeoning Abolition Movement of the 1830s.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the start of the racial equality fight, such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Martin Luther King's rise.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Scottsboro Boys were nine African-American teens who were each tried and convicted of raping two white women on a Southern railroad freight train.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZHow did African-American reformers emerge in the Progressive Era? How did Ida B. Wells help establish the Anti-Lynching Campaign? Why was the NAACP founded?
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThis civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's final years, including the rise of black power, the Voting Rights Act, and urban riots.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZHow did slavery become an important aspect of colonial America? What is the difference between indentured servitude and servitude for life?
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe civil rights speeches given by Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson highlight their thoughts on the fight for racial equality.
2017-01-20T11:01:16Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Overview William
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZSlaves in the United States showed resistance to the oppressive system of slavery by organizing rebellions and running away from their masters.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe Anti Lynching movement was a movement aimed at abolishing the practice of lynching.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZImportant events in African-American history occurring between 1920 and 1929.
2017-01-20T11:01:16ZThe 1850s such a turbulent decade for African-Americans. As quickly as they experienced gains in some states, others stripped them of even more rights.