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1 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. jailed in Montgomery during bus strike that marks the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement

2 1955 Clinton, TN Pre-riot scene outside first school to be integrated after decision in Brown v. Bd. of Education

3 Clinton, TN - Angered by order to integrate schools, whites attack blacks in their cars

4 Protest against integration order for Central High in Little Rock, AK ate \:s -, -t r r- -

5 Montgomery man swings bat at shopper after blacks refused restaurant counter service

6 In Birmingham, anti-segregation demonstrators lie on the sidewalk to protect themselves from firemen with high pressure water hoses. One disgusted fireman said later, "We're supposed to fight fires, not people."

7 After being hit from behind and knocked down by water from pressure hose, a woman is picked up and rescued by a fellow demonstrator. -- -

8 Lincoln Memorial Civil Rights Rally - "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

9 At a bridge near Selma, police in gas masks fire tear gas and charge marchers wavageormkowt:avaioNet-


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