Police hose protestors; Arbuckle, Alex Q. "February 1960 Chattanooga Sit-ins: Courageous High Schoolers Take on Angry Mobs and Fire Hoses." Retronaut via Mashable. February 19, 2017. Accessed April 14, 2017. http://mashable.com/2017/02/19/chattanooga-sit-ins/#dNiaRz5jD8qr.


"I was too young and stupid to be scared. We did this because it was just something we had to do at the time." Vernon Jones 5  Lunch Counter Sit-InsFebruary 1960 1 2 3 4 5 February 1960 saw a growing conflict between the white and black school students in the still-segregated Chattanooga Public School […]

Hudson, Bill. "Walter Gadsden of Ullman High School Attacked by Police Dogs at the Birmingham Children's March." Digital Image. May 3, 1963. Encyclopedia Britannica via the Associated Press. https://www.britannica.com/event/American-civil-rights-movement/Montgomery-bus-boycott-to-the-Voting-Rights-Act.


"I was too young and stupid to be scared. We did this because it was just something we had to do at the time." Vernon Jones 9     Birmingham Protest RevivalApril 1963   1 2 3 Alabama was a hub for the Civil Rights Movement. As you will see in many of the other […]

A group of black Weaver High School students march on Albany Avenue in Hartford Connecticut in support of the Black Panthers, chatting and smiling as they go.


  Black Panther Protests 1969 1 2 3 In 1969, Connecticut saw a rise in youth involvement in support of the Black Panthers Party after the arrest of Huey P. Newton, the founder of the group. The Civil Rights Movement in Hartford had been working to end racial disparity and lift up the black community in the […]

Polumbaum, Ted. "Freedom Summer Volunteers Canvasing in Mississippi." Digital image. PBS: American Experience. June 1964. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/freedomsummer-project/.


  Freedom SummerJune 1964 1 2 3 4 Freedom Summer was a campaign to assist African Americans in registering to vote, to education black youth, and to fight for desegregation and equality. To achieve these goals, African American organizers needed to train volunteers, who were subsequently mostly white, to prepare for the inevitable attacks they would experience in Mississippi. […]

"Civil Rights protesters and Woolworth's Sit-In, Durham, NC." Digital image. State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC. February 10, 1960. https://www.flickr.com/photos/north-carolina-state-archives/24521501625/.

North Carolina

 Adkin High School Protest1951 1 2 A completely student-led desegregation protests at Adkin High School, over seven hundred students walked out of class to protest the unequal facilities between their all-black school and the all-white school in Kinston, North Carolina. After picketing outside for weeks they successfully obtained updates to their school. However, the school […]