The civil rights era
The Civil Rights movement is possibly the most pivotal event of the sixties. Starting with Brown v Board, the desegregation of schools, freedom rides, and sit ins of the 1950's, race tension in the sixties exploded on to the American social and political landscape. A change that had near revolutionary affects, the Civil Rights movement had a far reaching range. Discover the experiences of some of the people who lived and learned about race, opportunity and radical social changes in the era. Check the links for some perspectives of the era.