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A Register of Civil Rights Event Locations, Memorials and Historical Places from around the world.
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Image for Martin Luther King, Jr. Bust - Manhattan, KSview gallery

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Civil Rights MemorialsMartin Luther King, Jr. Bust - Manhattan, KS

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This bust commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King speaking at Kansas State University's regular convocation series on January 19, 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 11/20/2013

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Civil Rights MemorialsBrown vs. Board of Education National Historical Site - Topeka, KS.

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The Monroe Elementary School in Topeka is now the Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsFederal Courthouse -- Topeka KS

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A young plaintiff's lawyer named Thurgood Marshall argued the historic Brown vs. Board of Education desegregation case in the ornate courtroom on the top floor here in 1952.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/11/2013

last visited: 3/14/2013

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Civil Rights MemorialsThe Soda Fountain, by Georgia Gerber-- Wichita KS

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Georgia Gerber's bronze soda fountain in a pocket park in downtown Wichita memorializes the months of African-American college student sit-ins in the former Wichita Woolworth's lunch counter at the start of the civil rights movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 4/14/2015

Image for Connecticut Honors Prudence Crandal ~ Elk Falls, KSview gallery

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Civil Rights MemorialsConnecticut Honors Prudence Crandal ~ Elk Falls, KS

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A State of Connecticut marker in Kansas to honor the women who defied and opened the first black school in New England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsPrudence Crandall ~ Elk Falls, KS

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"On May 24, 1833, the Connecticut legislature passed the "Black Law", which prohibited a school with African American students from outside the state without the town's permission" ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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