Video: Three generations - Little Rock to Obama

The actions of nine students in the 1950s are seen as pivotal to the civil rights movement and have helped pave the way for the election of Barack Obama.

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BBC Video

news.bbc.co.uk . . .


Let My People Go: Black America

 

American sprinters Tommie Smith and John carlos give the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympic Games (Copyright: Scanpix)American sprinters Tommie Smith and John carlos give the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympic Games (Copyright: Scanpix)

 

Web resource

History of Slavery in America

http://www.infoplease.com/timelines/slavery.html

Slavery and the Making of America – PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/

The State of Black America 2009 – National Urban League

http://www.nul.org/newsroom/publications/soba

Biography of Elizabeth Eckford

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAeckford.htm

Legacy of the Little Rock Nine

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7010184.stm

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