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Civil Rights Movement: Home


Welcome to this LibGuide on the history of the Civil Rights Movement. This era of social reform was also the backdrop for some great literary works.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

This novel is set against the background of racial inequality in 1930s South of the US.

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Civil Rights Movement

1963 march on washington

Photograph by Rowland Scherman for USIA (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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The Help

The Help is a novel set in the early 1960s, against a background of civil rights change.

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