Film, Video Locality & Nation: Civil Rights & Voting Rights in the Deep South, 1963-1966

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Title
Locality & Nation: Civil Rights & Voting Rights in the Deep South, 1963-1966
Summary
Thomas Jackson and Hasan Kwame Jeffries discuss the hard work of grass roots organizing of the civil rights movement that is often overlooked in histories. How well did national civil rights and voting legislation support their drive for authentic democracy and economic empowerment? Scholars uncover the lessons local organizers learned in the struggle against white violence and entrenched power in the Deep South.
Event Date
April 17, 2014
Related Resources
Many Paths to Freedom: Looking Back, Looking Ahead at the Long Civil Rights Movement: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/civilrights/events/
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Civil Rights History Project: https://www.loc.gov/collections/civil-rights-history-project/about-this-collection/
Running Time
1 hours 31 minutes 33 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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