USA TODAY’s “Seven Days of 1961” retraces crucial moments that set in motion a new era of civil rights that continues to inform social justice movements today
USA TODAY’s “Seven Days of 1961” explores how sustained acts of resistance can bring about sweeping change. Throughout 1961, activists risked their lives to fight for voting rights and the integration of schools, businesses, public transit and libraries. Decades later, their work continues to shape debates over voting access, police brutality and equal rights for all.
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