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Journalism of the South Since 1945

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Reporting Civil Rights

Companion site to the Library of America's volumes of the same title. Useful for information on authors and excerpts from their writings, as well as other documents and links.

Voices of Civil Rights

Personal accounts, chronology, more. From the Library of Congress, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and the American Association of Retired People.

Historical Publications of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

The Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland has made available these digital copies of decades-old publications.


Reporting the Movement: The Emmett Till Lynching and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Doctoral dissertation from Louisiana State University.

Fight The Power:Protest Showdown and Civil Rights Activity in Three Southern Cities 1960-1965

Master's thesis from East Tennessee State University.

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