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CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT UNIT: VIDEO CLIPS

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1. Segregation and the South's "Jim Crow Laws." John Hope Franklin describes a few of his early experiences with segregation and racism.

Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-1

3. Brown v. Board. Robert Lee Carter, one of the lead attorneys for Brown v. Board of Education, explains how Brown was more than just one case and the philosophies of various individuals working on the case. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-3

4. Brown v. Board. Constance Baker Motley, the first Black American woman appointed to the feder al bench, discusses the controversial strategy shift from "separate but equal" to desegregation in the Brown case. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-4

5. Brown v. Board. Benjamin Hooks, former head of the NAACP, talks about the importance of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-5

6. The Importance of the Civil Rights Movement . Joseph Lowery, co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), talks about the Importance of the Civil Rights Movement. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-6

9. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). James Forman, former Executive Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) discusses the commitment made by the first members of SNCC and the strategic tactic of working "inside Mississippi" to affect change. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-9

10. Freedom Rides. Bob Moses talks about his experience when, as field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), he helped the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organize the Freedom Rides. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-10

11. Freedom Rides. Rev. C.T. Vivian talks about his participation and arrest during the Freedom Rides. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-12

14. March on Washington. Lerone Benett, Jr. discusses how participation in the March on Washington crossed racial, gender and class lines. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-15

15. Freedom Summer. As Co-Director of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), an umbrella organization for all the major civil rights groups then working in Mississippi, and a leading SNCC figure, Bob Moses was the main organizer of COFO's Freedom Summer project, a campaign to educate and register as many Black Mississippi voters as possible. SNCC leaders set up health clinics and they organized and ran Freedom Schools for neighborhood children and adults. White citizens responded with mass violence and destruction, including bombings, shootings and beatings. Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-16

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17. The Rise of "Black Power." Alvin Poussaint, renowned psychiatrist and medical doctor to civil rights protestors in Mississippi, discusses the first time he heard the phrase "Black Power." Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-18

18. The Black Panther Party. James Forman, former executive director for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), talks about the Black Panther Party.

Impact of the Civil Rights Movement 1-19

22. Early Civil Rights Protests. Civil rights activist Dorothy Height talks about her participation in early nonviolent civil rights protests. Women of the Civil Rights Movement 2-1

23. The Montgomery Bus Boycott. Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, talks about  the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Women of the Civil Rights Movement 2-2

25. March from Selma to Montgomery - Part 1. Amelia Boynton Robinson talks about how the idea for the March from Selma to Montgomery came about. Women of the Civil Rights Movement 2-4

26. March from Selma to Montgomery - Part 2. Amelia Boynton Robinson talks about the violence she experienced during the March from Selma to Montgomery. Women of the Civil Rights Movement 2-5

28. Effectiveness of the nonviolent resistance training. C.T. Vivian describes how his training in the methodology of nonviolence was tested while he was in prison.

Evaluating Nonviolence as a Method of Social Change 3-2


   

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