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Civil Rights | Then & Now (Dedicated Semester 2014)

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom

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Inspired by the Library of Congress exhibition of the same name, the Idea Book presents dozens of unique primary sources from the Library’s collections that illuminate the unjust laws and practices that preceded the act, coupled with teaching ideas that allow educators to prompt critical analysis and informed debate by their students.


Civil Rights

TED Talk | Fighting with Non-Violence

New TED Talks on civil rights and related subjects are being made all the time. Learn more at

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Films on Demand

More Films on Demand titles are available through the Library website.

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Civil Rights: Eyes on the Prize

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