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The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s

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Young girl at the 1963 March on Washington.

Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.

A girl at the March on Washington, 28 August 1963. Many of the participants in the Civil Rights Movement were children and teenagers. In fact, it was the use of force against these young people that helped gain international support for the movement.

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