None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.
Senator Hubert Humphrey on Civil Rights Act 1964
NAACP’s Anti-Lynching Campaign
Civil Rights Milestones: A Timeline
The Martin Luther King Center Archive
Below is a book review on the Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Race Beat.