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Making a Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement

See how advocates for - and against - change in the civil rights movement leveraged the five freedoms of the First Amendment to make their voices heard and achieve their goals.

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Explore how the First Amendment shaped the civil rights movement and its legacy today. Topics include: the history of the American civil rights movement, the relationship between the movement and the news media, the evolution and application of First Amendment freedoms, bias in the news, civic engagement and more.

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