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Sep 10 2017

Important Dates and Figures in Civil Rights History

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If you’re studying recent American history, knowing important dates in Civil Rights history is a must. Civil Rights leaders in the 1960s did groundbreaking work towards fighting for and accomplishing major strides in racial equality. However, sadly, the work they started is not yet finished — and there’s plenty of work yet to be done. Though many people might think that racial inequality is “over,” as late as 2015, statistics show that on average, black families are about 13 times poorer than white families and African Americans are discriminated against daily, often at the cost of their lives. So who are some of the best known Civil Rights leaders and what do we

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