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Civil Rights and African American History

An overview of government publications, by department or agency, related to civil rights and African American history

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The Department of State protects and promotes "U.S. security, prosperity, and democratic values and shapes an international environment in which all Americans can thrive....implementing foreign policy initiatives while building a more free, prosperous, and secure world." -( The documents on this page are publications from the Department of State.

Free at last: the U.S. civil rights movement

Justice for all : the legacy of Thurgood Marshall

The struggle for freedom