From the U.S. Department of Education
Illustrates that Civil Rights is not a historical phenomenon but an ongoing issue in the United States.
In history and the humanities a primary source is a item produced from the time you are researching. Examples include a photograph, a letter, a newspaper article, and government documents. Looking at actual sources from a specific time helps you get a firsthand account of what was happening then.
These resources will help you locate relevant primary sources. (See Primary Source Research for more guidance.)