#Freedom50: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Photos That Inspire
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Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr.: 10 Riveting Civil Rights Moments That Inspire

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East Cleveland, Ohio

(Image: Anonymous / Associated Press)

Six members of the civil rights movement attempted to thwart an excavation happening in Cleveland’s east side. By sprawling their bodies across the ditch, the conductor of the big steam shovel dumped dirt over the protestors to frighten them. Other protestors laid in front of a cement truck.