Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
"We march for integrated schools now!" "We demand an end to bias now!" African-Americans carrying signs for equal rights, integrated schools, decent housing and an end to bias during the 1963 March on Washington.
Primary Source Set for Teachers - The NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom -- The story of America's oldest and largest civil rights organization, told through letters, photographs, maps, and more. Library of Congress Educational Outreach.
Phillip Randolph was an African American civil rights activist who led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. This biography of Phillip Randolph provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.