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IST 605: Civil Right Journeys

This guide is for High school students enrolled in AP US Government and Politics. It includes resources for tracing the civil rights journey towards recognition, inclusion, and equality that different groups of people in the United States has taken throug


The United States has always been home to people who have struggled to gain acceptance, inclusion. equality, equity, affirmation and protection of their civil rights and civil liberties.

For this project, you will use the information found here to help them create a documentary (podcast, magazine, or video) that maps out and assesses the story of these groups and their journey through American history with a special focus on recent events, issues, and struggles that they still encounter today.