The Search for Justice (pt. 1)

The Search for Justice (pt. 1) - We Shall Overcome, Civil...

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“We Shall Overcome,” Civil Rights Anthem, 1988 Reunion of SNCC Freedom Singers We shall overcome We shall overcome We shall overcome someday Deep in my heart I do believe We shall overcome someday We are not afraid We are not afraid We are not afraid to live Deep in my heart I do believe We shall overcome someday
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The Search for Justice The Civil Rights Era
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The Problem • Jim Crow Laws • Resistance to African American voting – Literacy tests – Poll taxes – Harassment • Lynching
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A Sampling of Jim Crow Laws Mississippi: Any person guilty of printing, publishing or circulating matter urging or presenting arguments in favor of social equality or of intermarriage between whites and negroes, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Alabama: It shall be unlawful for a negro and white person to play together or in company with each other at any game of pool or billiards. Mississippi: The marriage of a white person with a negro or mulatto or person who shall have one-eighth or more of negro
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