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Washington, D.C.: 1963-2006

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By 1963, the African American community's demand for equality could not be ignored. Following the 1954 Supreme Court decision to desegregate schools, those who were oppressed took their place at lunch counters for sit-in demonstrations, participated in freedom rides, and refused to give up their seats on public buses. In August 1963, some 200,000 people converged on the nation's capital to heed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s call for the country to change its policy of institutional discrimination. The photographs contained ...

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Washington, D.C.: 1963-2006
2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738543833

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