Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Interactives & MediaDuration: 15 MinutesDate Posted: 9/30/2013
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, civil rights activist Martha Prescott Norman discusses her decision to join the civil rights movement against the wishes of her parents, and her experiences in the movement, including during Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964.
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On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Kha...
vote, African American history, Mississippi, African-American, black history month, activist, civil rights movement, voter registration, voting rights, women's history, civil rights, activism
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