How the Civil Rights Movement Worked

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr addresses the crowd on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the historic March on Washington. PhotoQuest/Getty Images

Explore the complicated history of the civil rights movement in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

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Topics in this Podcast: American history, civil rights, Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Movement, slavery, 20th century, U.S. history, what the Civil War was about