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POLS 1101: American Government (Cherenet): Finding Sources


Research Assignment: The Civil Rights Movement was a time dedicated to activism for equal rights and treatment of African Americans in the United States. During this period, many people rallied for social, legal, and political changes to prohibit discrimination and end segregation. Even today, the struggle for the civil rights of African Americans continued to dominate the political landscape. Write a three-page essay describing what role if any the Black Lives Matter movement plays to promote the civil rights of African Americans.

Below you will find where to start your search for scholarly articles, books, and newspaper articles on the Black Lives Matter movement.  

Here is a search tutorial (5 min 40 sec) to help you get started on the below resources.


Newspaper and Media

Scholarly Databases