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Civil Rights

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Civil Rights.

Recommended Multi-Subject Databases

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Recommended Discipline-Specific Databases

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Suggested Keywords

Try these keywords when searching for information about your topic.

  • Affirmative action
  • Black Americans
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Civil Rights Act
  • Civil rights movements 
  • Constitutional rights
  • Discrimination
  • Protest movements
  • Racial discrimination
  • Race prejudice
  • Race relations