BrainPOP

Civil Rights

Equality for all! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Find out what this movement was all about and why it was so important! Among other things, you’ll find out about the famous Brown v. Board of Education trial case, and about what happened when Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama. You’ll also learn about sit-ins, Freedom Rides, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and what he did to contribute to the civil rights movement. America isn’t perfect, but if it ever is, we’ll know whom to thank!

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