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Women and the Civil Rights Movement

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Women played key roles in the American civil rights movement. In this gallery, you'll find some images of women working against racism and for civil rights in the United States in the 20th century.
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Rosa Parks Being Fingerprinted - Montgomery, Alabama - 1956Rosa Parks Being Fingerprinted in Montgomery, AlabamaRosa Parks on Montgomery BusRosa Parks on a Bus Daisy Bates and the Little Rock NineDaisy Bates and the Little Rock NineMahalia Jackson - May 17, 1957, Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.Mahalia Jackson - 1957
Rosa ParksRosa Parks - 1964Fannie Lou Hamer and Parents of Michael SchwernerFannie Lou Hamer at the 1964 Democratic National ConventionCoretta Scott King 1965Coretta Scott King, 1965
Key Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Women in the American Civil Rights Movement
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