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History of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement

Focuses on the civil rights movement in the United States between 1950 and 1980, including racial segregation and discrimination as well as women’s suffrage.

Civil Rights Movement Veterans

Features photos, commentary, discussion and stories from veteran leaders in the civil right movement.

Freedom Riders

PBS documents the 1961 challenged segregation in the American South by the civil rights activists. Learn about who the Freedom Riders were and what they did.

International Civil Rights Center and Museum

Inspires vigilances in the on-going struggle for human freedom. Explore history, find panels, performances and perspectives, and documentary films.

My Black History

Lays out, among other things, the history of civil rights in America, including profiles of such leaders as Martin Luther King Jr., Scott Joplin, and Ralph Abernathy.

Reporting Civil Rights

The Library of America features reporters and journalistic archives on the American Civil Rights Movement.

Slavery in New York

The New York Historical Society’s online exhibits regarding the institution of slavery from the 1600s to 1827, when the practice was abolished in New York.

Sojourn Project

Offers an opportunity for students to tour with civil rights educators and visit key locations which are significant to the movement.

Voices of Civil Rights

Collects and preserves personal stories from those who recount America's struggle for equality.

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