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Japanese American Citizens League     View
"The Japanese American Citizens League was founded in 1929 to fight discrimination against people of Japanese ancestry. It is the largest and one of the oldest Asian American organizations in the United States." The organization's national homepage ...

Fight for Your Rights: Feature Archive     View
Archive of stories (2001-2004) from this MTV "campaign to educate [its] audience about discrimination and to help them fight it within their communities and in themselves." Some of the topics covered include HIV/AIDS bias, hate crimes, raci ...

National Coalition for Women & Girls in Education (NCWGE)     View
NCWGE is "dedicated to improving educational opportunities for girls and women. Our mission is to provide leadership in and advocate for the development of national education policies that benefit all women and girls. This site provides informat ...

American Association of University Women (AAUW)     View
This site has information about this organization which lobbies and advocates for education and equity for women and girls, supports women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination in higher education, and funds community action projects, resea ...

Glass Ceiling Commission (1991-1996)     View
"Created as part of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Commission works to identify glass ceiling barriers and expand practices and policies which promote employment opportunities for the advancement of minorities and women into positions of resp ...

Diversity Timeline     View
"An overview of segregation and integration, cultural and gender diversity in American history, from the 1600s" through 1996, presented as a timeline. Part of the PBS series on firefighting, "Test of Courage."

African-Americans in the Sports Arena     View
This online exhibit represents a glimpse into the history of sports and the role the African American played in that arena. The early history is a major focus of this exhibit, because it covers the "divided" and later "crossover" era for African Amer ...

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow     View
Companion to a 2002 television series that "explores segregation from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement" and considers "Jim Crow." "Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that ...

From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African Americans     View
This lesson plan, based on the Prudence Crandall Museum (Canterbury, Connecticut) and Little Rock Central High School (Arkansas), focuses on the examination of historical events at the two locations and on comparing and contrasting of African America ...

Banished: American Ethnic Cleansings     View
Companion website to a documentary that investigates U.S. communities where blacks where forcibly expelled during the 1860s to the 1920s, and where "even a century later, these towns remain almost entirely white." Read about some of these c ...



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