Required reading and viewing: April 25, 2017. “Woke Up This Morning with My Mind Stayed on Freedom”: Protest Culture of the 60s *Class Playlist [Below]. *Ruth Feldstein, “‘I Don’t Trust You Anymore’: Nina Simone, Culture, and Black Activism in the 1960s,” Journal of American History 91 (March 2005), 1349-1379. [USC Libraries]. I also highly recommend… MORE
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New Left movements that arose in succession employed similar ideological methods, but supporters were drawn to them for varying reasons, as the uneven overlay of the military-industrial complex on the American landscape resulted in grievances that diverged geographically.
MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM AUGUST 28, 1963 LINCOLN MEMORIAL PROGRAM 1. The National Anthem Led by Marian Anderson. 2. Invocation The Very Rev. Patrick O’Boyle, Archbishop of Washington. 3. Opening Remarks A. Philip Randolph, Director March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. 4. Remarks Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, Stated Clerk, United Presbyterian… MORE
AN ACT To enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act shall be known as the “Voting Rights Act of 1965.” SECTION 2. No voting qualification… MORE