Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
African American Civil Rights.
1: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) plus Enforcement Decree for Same (1955).
2: Women's Political Council Documents.
3: Address to the Montgomery Improvement Association.
4: Eisenhower Address on Little Rock.
5: Letter from Magnolia County Jail.
6: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Constitution.
7: “Letter from Birmingham Jail”.
8: Account of Participation in Sit-ins.
9: Presidential Address on Civil Rights.
10: Address to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
11: “I Have a Dream” Speech.
12: Malcolm X on the Black Revolution.
13: President Johnson's Remarks on Signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
14: Testimony of Fannie Lou Hamer before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention.
15: “Our God is Marching On”.
16: Speech before Congress on Voting Rights.
17: “In Defense of Self-Defense”.
18: Justice Thurgood Marshall's Dissent in the Bakke Case.
Women and Equality.
19: Griswold v. Connecticut.
20: National Organization for Women (NOW) Founding Statement.
21: An Act Ending Sex Discrimination in Government Employment.
22: Position Paper Regarding the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
23: Title IX.
24: Roe v. Wade.
25: Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
26: Women in the Service Implementation Plan.
27: Vice President Joseph Biden on Combating Violence against Women.
Latino Civil Rights.
28: Hernandez v. Texas.
29: “Prayer of the Farm Workers’ Struggle”.
30: Proposals Made by High School Students of East Los Angeles.
31: Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974.
32: Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
33: Letter of Protest regarding the Treatment of Undocumented Immigrants.
34: Executive Actions on Immigration, 2014.
The Gay Rights Movement.
35: Stonewall Riot Leaflet.
36: Statements by the American Psychological Association regarding Homosexuality.
37: ACT UP Founding Document and Speech.
38: Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
39: Lawrence v. Texas.
40: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act.
41: United States v. Windsor.
42: Excerpts from Obergefell v. Hodges.
Native American Rights.
43: Indian Civil Rights Act.
44: “Trail of Broken Treaties” Twenty-Point Position Paper.
45: American Indian Movement—National Operational Goal.
46: President Gerald Ford's Statement on Signing the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975.
47: American Indian Religious Freedom Act.
48: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.