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The civil rights movement: Research paper topic on Freedom House report showing overall decline worldwide

While we celebrate the advances made by the civil rights movement in our country during Black History Month, worldwide civil liberties are on the decline. Independent watchdog group, Freedom House, stated in its Freedom in the World 2014 report that …

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Honoring heroes, creating social change for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Since 1986, the U.S. federal government has observed a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights activist whose nonviolent message and words of hope helped to create a vision for a future of racial equality. …

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Top 10 list of Black History Month facts: How many do you already know?

Now well into America’s annual February celebration of Black History Month, we used our trusty online research tool, Questia, to help gather a top 10 list of facts about Black History Month. Some of these facts may be more widely …

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