The riots' aftermath: 50 years and counting 

In the early and mid-1960's, the top news in this country was often African Americans' struggle for civil rights. Marches and lunch-counter sit-ins; Freedom Rides; Ku Klux Klan violence; FBI spying; protesters branded like cattle in a Mississippi prison; the murders of…

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