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North By South - The African American Great Migration - 0 views

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    A series of history class projects at Kenyon College spread over 6 years (1997-2000 and 2001-2004), this site displays what the students found out about the early 20th century migration of Southern black families from South Carolina, Mississippii and Alabama to the north and mid-west.
Big Bird

Southern African American Women and the Impact of Race, Gender, and Social Movements on... - 0 views

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    This is an excellent article written by Rosalee A. Clawson and John A. Clark that describes the dramatic affects that the social movements, gender, and race of southern African American women had on the dynamic of the Democratic party. Once a nearly all-white, male institution, the Democratic party changed after the New Deal and even more change was brought to it by the events of the Civil Rights Era. The comparisons and connections that Clawson and Clark make are thorough and well written.
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ACMHR - Alabama Christians Movement for Human Rights - 0 views

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    On June 1, 1956 all NAACP offices were forced to shut down in Alabama so a new organization was needed in Birmingham and throuhgout the southern state. The organization ran by a minister, focused on getting black police officers in Alabama, desgregation of the public schools and was associated by SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference).
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