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Strides Towards Freedom | 2

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Political Parties - A Tale of Two Parties | 1

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#938: The Marshall Plan

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American Elections Then and Now: Wicked Game | 1

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American History Tellers

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<p>In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation was legal, on a “separate but equal” basis. But for more than five decades, life for black and white Americans was seldom equal, but always separate.</p><p>To fight segregation, the NAACP and others exposed the dismal and debasing conditions in black schools. They won a monumental victory in <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em>—but then a young boy from Chicago named Emmett Till was dredged from the swamps of Mississippi.</p><p>Till’s death galvanized the movement. Listening to an activist speak about Till’s murder, one woman would rise to become the face of the fight against segregation. On a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat.</p><p>Support us by supporting our sponsors!</p><p><strong>Great Courses </strong>- Stream over 10,000 hours of audio or video lectures free by visiting <a href="http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/tellers" target="_blank">thegreatcoursesplus.com/tellers</a></p><p><strong>Quip </strong>- Get your first refill pack free by going to <a href="http://getquip.com/tellers" target="_blank">getquip.com/tellers</a></p>