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Resources for Unit 2: Faithfully Responding to Brokenness and Injustice
Library Reference Resources
Reference books such as encyclopedias and dictionaries are located in the Reference Room in the library. These resources are library use only.
Credo Reference - Civil Rights Topic Page
Civil Rights Movement
Credo Reference topic page on the Civil Rights Movement. Includes historical overview and bibliography list for further reading.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Credo References's topic page on the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Includes overview, links to relevant primary source documents, and links to other related articles.
A Day Like No Other
Library of Congress exhibition on the 50th Anniversary on the March on Washington.
Brown v. Board at Fifty: “With an Even Hand”
Library of Congress exhibition examining precedent-setting court cases that laid the ground work for the Brown v. Board decision, explores the Supreme Court argument and the public's response to it, and closes with an overview of this profound decision's aftermath.
Civil Rights Digital Library
The Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.
Brown v. Board of Education (NAACP)
Overview of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education and links to related documents.
Brown at 60: The Doll Test (NAACP)
Overview of the psychological experiment conducted by Doctors Kenneth and Mamie Clark that had implications in the Brown v. Board of Education case.
Timeline: The Civil Rights Era
Washington Post's key moments in U.S. History in the battle of civil rights.