How did white southerners’ strategy of massive resistance affect the modern civil rights movement?

  1. Why is Brown v Board of Education one of the most important Supreme Court decisions of the 20th Century?
  2. How did white southerners’ strategy of massive resistance affect the modern civil rights movement?
  3. How did black women and children challenge segregation and discrimination in their communities?
  4. Who were the leaders of the modern civil rights movement?
  5. How did the federal government support and at times thwart the freedom movement?