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Resource: DVD (DV1548) Eyes on the Prize America's Civil Rights Years Disc 2     
Series: (DV1547=) Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965
Publisher: Blackside, Inc., 2010
Vendor: PBS
Length: 120 mins
Subjects: African-American; Civil Rights; History; Human Rights; Prejudice; Public Education; Race Relations; Racism; Social Concerns; Social Justice
# Copies: 1
 Description: Episodes include:
Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
Sit-ins…SNCC…Freedom Rides. See young people unite to overcome segregation. Exclusive interviews with student activists, community leaders, and government officials reveal the remarkable human drama behind the lunch counter sit-ins, nationwide boycotts, and formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Black and white freedom riders, organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), travel together at great risk to protest bus segregation and challenge the government to protect them from mobs. Strong black support aids in President Kennedy's election.

No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
Georgia…Alabama…the March on Washington. Discover the power of mass demonstrations with the emergence of Martin Luther King, Jr. as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement. Recollections of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) members help chronicle the anti-segregation campaign in Albany, GA…the violent reaction to the Children's March in Birmingham, AL…the triumphant March on Washington, DC…and President Kennedy's proposal of the Civil Rights Act.

Discussion Guide
Age Groups: Junior High; Senior High; Young Adult; Adult

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