Addressing Racial Discrimination in Voting During the Kennedy Administration

President John F. Kennedy Meets with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) leaders in the White House.
President John F. Kennedy meets with representatives from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). (L – R) Dr. E. Franklin Jackson, President of Washington, D.C. NAACP branch; Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood, Chairman of NAACP Board of Directors; President Kennedy; Arthur B. Spingarn, former NAACP Vice-President. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C, July 12, 1961. JFKWHP-1961-07-12-C
A virtual professional development workshop for educators.

Investigate primary source material from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to learn how citizens and government officials used the tools of democracy to challenge racial discrimination in voting. Attendees will receive a digital Voting Rights Photo Book, access to 1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights microsite and a variety of civil rights related activities and lesson plans. This workshop is for grades 5-8 educators.

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