Archive for April 14th, 2018

A literacy test for Negro voters (1960s) via @historyinmoment

14 April 2018

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

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Read on  “The Huffington Post”

“On June 24th, 1964 the state of Mississippi was invaded by an army of young women and men looking to stir up trouble. They crossed the state lines with the sole intent of shaking up the status quo and doing it in a way that would change the trajectory of history forever. Their plan to make this happen was a simple, but ambitious, one. They wanted to go into the heart of the south with the sole purpose of registering African-Americans to vote. For ten weeks, over 1,000 college students, black and white, inundated Mississippi looking to be the spark that would ignite positive change. By working to empower the disenfranchised group of black Mississippians, these young civil rights activist changed the future of our country forever, or at least we all thought.” (…)

the whole press article here:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/freedom-summer-the-revolutionary-movement-to-register_us_5984b2b4e4b0bd823202974a

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Download, print and try it if you like, here:

https://tinyurl.com/yb7zawmv

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“Self love” by Lang Leav via @eNotes

14 April 2018

 

 

 

 

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