Genealogy Projects tagged with civil rights on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Black History - From Reconstruction to the Present (US)

    THE END OF RECONSTRUCTION (or "The War after the Civil War") AND SEGREGATION BY LAW, a virtual revolution. Before the Civil War ended and immediately after the War, the whites of the Confederate States began a vengeful campaign of murder against the New Afrikans/Blacks. See Reconstruction: The Second Civil War What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share kn...

  • United States Civil Rights Movement

    (1896–1954) The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all Americans. The movement has had a lasting impact on United States society, in its tactics, the increased social and legal acceptance of civil rights, and in its exposure of the prevalence and cost of racism. The American Civ...

  • The Gandhi Project

    The family and extended relatives of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha. This is defined as resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa, or total nonviolence. This concept helped India to gain indep...