Before graduate student Mike King began using his given name, Martin Luther, before Detroit Red changed his name to Malcolm X, and before Medgar Evers joined the NAACP, civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered. He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement, but even fewer know his story.
Who is the most unemployed group in America today?? Blacks age unemployed Whites age unemployed Black men over unemployed Black women over unemployed White men over unemployed White women over unemployed Asians (not seasonally adjusted): unemployed
The Movement, book cover, 1964 Cover photograph: Danny Lyon This and many other civil rights-era graphic items are on display at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County as part of the For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights show.