Robert Kennedy's  United States History Class


Civil Rights: African Americans, Mexican Americans, & Shelby County v. Holder

After Viewing and Reading the assigned films respond to the following in a 6-10 paragraph essay :

Compare and contrast the struggle for civil rights between African Americans and Mexican-Americans and the leadership of the movement.  Discuss the impact of  the recent Supreme Court decision, Shelby County v. Holder on American Society.  

Assigned Reading and Other Resources


Shelby v. Holder

Mexican- American, Latino, Chicano 

African Americans