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Missouri sharecroppers strike part of hidden civil rights history

We've all heard the stories of Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, but what do you know about the Missouri Sharecroppers Strike of 1939?

Listen as Emory Associate Professor of African American Studies Carol Anderson tells the remarkable story of resistance and resilience in this installment of the video series "The Hidden History of the Quest for Civil Rights."

Anderson shares some of the lesser know instances of racial prejudice in the video series, which is produced in observance of Black History Month.

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