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A guide for Centralian College students in developing knowledge and an understanding of the Civil Rights Movement.


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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Civil Rights Movement

Leaders marching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. Rowland Scherman, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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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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The Help

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

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