The home of teachers and labor/voting rights activists Harry T. Moore and Harriette Moore was bombed by the Klan—killing them both.
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Africans and Native Americans formed Florida’s Seminole Nation and defeated a vastly superior U.S. invading army.
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Kansas reservist Dr Yolanda Huet-Vaughn refused orders to serve in the first Gulf War (Desert Storm).
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Dec. 17, 1944: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Fred Korematsu and Declares Denial of Civil Liberties Legal
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Korematsu v. United States that the denial of civil liberties based on race and national origin was legal.
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A group of students wore black armbands to school to protest the war in Vietnam. The school board got wind of the protest and passed a preemptive ban.
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