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A Young People's History

Read Aloud: Chapter 17

In our continued study of "A Young People's History of the United States," we focus on the struggle for Black equality in the 1950s and 1960s. As structural racism continues and leaders break promises, pressure builds toward action. Pain in the past compounds pain, as the author reminds readers that history is "not just a memory but a living presence."
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