The History of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

The latest U.S. history lecture from Green and Red Podcast co-host, and University of Houston history professor, Bob Buzzanco.

In this lecture, we hear about the Modern Civil Rights Movement. In the courts and in the streets. Brown v. Board, Montgomery Bus Boycott, emergence of MLK. Sit-Ins and SNCC; Freedom Rides, Birmingham, Freedom Summer. Civil and Voting Rights Acts.

Author: Sparki

Scott Parkin is a Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network and organizes with Rising Tide North America. He has worked on a variety of campaigns around climate change, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mountaintop removal, labor issues and anti-corporate globalization. Originally from Texas, he now lives in San Francisco.

Leave a Reply