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Maps: Civil Rights Hot Spots
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In the 1950s, African Americans resumed the active struggle for equality they had been forced to abandon during post-Civil War Reconstruction. The civil rights movement found its voice in places that routinely discriminated against blacks: schools, lunch counters, public buses and terminals.

Travel to civil rights hot spots on this map, and track the movement through its most tumultuous years.

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