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Civil Rights Links
Wikipedia: “The African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) refers to the movements in the United States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against African Americans and restoring Suffrage in Southern states. This article covers the phase of the movement between 1954 and 1968, particularly in the South. By 1966, the emergence of the Black Power Movement, which lasted roughly from 1966 to 1975, enlarged the aims of the Civil Rights Movement to include racial dignity, economic and political self-sufficiency, and freedom from oppression by white Americans.”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_Civil_Rights_Movement_(1955%E2%80%931968) Civil Rights Movement Timeline: “July 26, 1949 Truman signs Executive Order 9981, which states, "It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin." “
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/civilrightstimeline1.html The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: civil and human rights coalition
http://www.civilrights.org/ Website of the National Civil Rights Museum: At the Lorraine Motel.
http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/home.htm American Civil Liberties Unionhttp://www.aclu.org/ United State Department of Justice, Civil Rights Divisionhttp://www.justice.gov/crt/ Guide to Civil Rights Lawshttp://www.hg.org/civilrgt.html