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This episode goes into why the Silent Parade Protest happened and who organized it. It includes a YouTube clip: youth.be/hPdh46k7b38 which details the reasons for lynching in the United States.
- Miami Herald online 7/28/17 A Silent Protest Parade in 1917 Set The Stage for Civil Rights Marches
- Essence.com 7/28/17 Five Things You Need To Know About The Silent Parade of 1917
- National Humanities Center online. American in Class: The Making of African American Identity Vol II 1865-1917 The Negro Silent Protest Parade organized by the NAACP Fifth Ave., New York City July 28, 1917
- Smithsonian.com 7/17 The East St. Louis Race Riot Left Dozens Dead, Devastating a Community on the Rise.
- Biography April 2014. James Weldon Johnson Civil Rights Activist, Songwriter, Literary Critic, Lawyer, Educator, Poet, Diplomat, Author (1871-1938)
- The Bowery Boys: New York City History online July 2017. Listening To The Silent Parade of 1917: The Forgotten Civil Rights March.
- Blackpast.org 2017. NAACP Silent Protest Parade, New York City (1917)
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