The civil rights movement

  title={The civil rights movement},
  author={Jill Karson},
Although the roots of the movement stretched back centuries, images of the African American fight for equality gained far greater exposure in the 1950s and 60s than in previous decades as pictures of white aggression, black suffering, police brutality, freedom marches, sit-ins, and funerals were widely broadcast on TV and published in books, magazines, newspapers, and posters. This Permanent Collection Portfolio Guide of historic photographs features a sampling of works from the Addison’s… Expand
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