#Freedom50: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Photos That Inspire
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Frankfort, Kentucky

Photo: Anonymous / Associated Press

A hunger strike in the state Capitol found 33 strong protestors fighting for the Kentucky Legislature to include a civil rights bill. Sitting in the House gallery since the beginning of the week, the group vowed to starve until action was taken. The bill was finally passed on January 27, 1966.

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