Civil Rights Movement Episodes

July 12, 2021

Black Teachers & The Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court decided unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas that that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. Although the process was slow and content...

20TH Century Black History Civil Rights Movement

June 14, 2021

The Jackson State Shootings in May 1970

Just after midnight on May 15, 1970, officers opened fire on a group of unarmed students milling in front of a dorm on the campus of Jackson State College in Jackson, Mississippi, killing two and wounding twelve. Although the...

20TH Century Black History Civil Rights Movement Riots