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Title: Alabama Literacy Test
Author: Scott Hoover
Date: April 23, 2004
Summary: Literacy tests were common devices for keeping non-whites from voting. This is an interactive version of one of the paper-and-pencil tests used in Alabama in 1965. Later that year, the Federal Voting Rights Act made such tests illegal.
Title: Interactive Map
Author: Katy Healey, Andrew Kolodziej, Kerby Vincent
Date: April 29, 2004
Summary: An interactive Map detailing segregation laws during the Jim Crow era. (Requires a Macromedia Shockwave™ player A free plug-in is available here.) 
Title: Jim Crow Era Image Gallery
Author: Andrew Kolodziej, Benjamin Leach
Date: April 27, 2004
Summary: An image gallery of "Black Americana" antiques that are from the Jim Crow era. (Requires a Macromedia Shockwave™ player. A free plug-in is available here.)
Title: The Supporters VS. The Fore Haters
Author: Kevin Conroy, Victoria Fairbanks
Date: April 27, 2004
Summary: A quiz about the Brown vs. Board of Education trial. (Requires a Macromedia Shockwave™ player A free plug-in is available here.) .
Title: The Past, Present and Future of Race and Education
Author: Kevin Conroy, Alaina Wozniak
Date: April 27, 2004
Summary: An interactive quiz to promote knowledge of race and its role in the education process. (Requires a Macromedia Shockwave™ player A free plug-in is available here.)
Title: Redline
Author: John Francione
Date: April 27, 2004
Summary: This movie illustrates how racial disparities in mortgage lending perpetuate segregation. (Requires a Macromedia Flash™ player A free plug-in is available here.) .