Many images of activists and moments from the Civil Rights Movement have become iconic symbols of barriers surmounted and prejudices overcome. By viewing these images closely today, students transport themselves to the time, place, and moment in history to better understand the impact of those people and that time.
What was the civil rights movement?
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How to be an Antiracist with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi by National Civil Rights Museum
Watch National Civil Rights Museum's How to be an Antiracist with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on Livestream.com. The National Civil Rights Museum brings New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to its Book and Author Series Wednesday. The youngest writer to receive the National Book Award, Kendi is the founding director of The Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University and will discuss…
2019 Civil Rights Trail Travel Guide
Thanks to the United States Civil Rights Trail, travelers are rediscovering the historic sites and heroic figures in new and personal ways. Find trip ideas for the newest sites along the trail, churches that played a role or museums that celebrate the stories of the movement in the 2019 Travel Guide.
Why highways have become the center of civil rights protest
The racial history of highways — and the power of blocking them.
Why labor rights are civil rights
Three Places to Learn More About Civil Rights
This weekend we celebrate MLK's birthday and his legacy. Here are three places to learn more about the civil rights movement in the south.
Image: Civil Rights Movement Blacks Overcome Racism!
Civil Rights: How Pictures Changed America
If your students think a photo can’t change history, have them think again, with this resource-rich article from media literacy expert Frank W. Baker, drawing on the work of civil rights era photoj…
What did the civil rights movement accomplish?
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How LBJ got the Civil Rights Act passed
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN The Civil Rights Act remains one of the great puzzles and achievements of American history. The achievement part is obvious. The puzzle part is two-fold.
What a Day for Civil Rights!
It’s Martin Luther King’s Birthday! In honor of Dr. King and his fight to ensure equal rights for everyone, check out this awesome showcase of other leaders who helped bring peace, freedom, and happiness to countries around the world.
Greensboro's civil rights museum places among Top 10 N.C. attractions
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro has placed seventh among USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice travel attractions in North Carolina.
Greensboro's Civil Rights museum in running for top N.C. attraction
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro is in the running for the top Best Readers' Choice travel attraction in North Carolina. Now it needs public votes.
How did the Motown Sound help the Civil Rights Movement?
Free with museum admission Looking for fun activities during February Vacation? We have you covered. To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Alden Family Gallery we have a host of activities planed, including a day of family yoga and an appearance by the Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series Trophy.
How Bryan Stevenson Is Rewriting the History of Civil Rights
Confronting racist history at a new lynching memorial in Montgomery, Alabama.
Even Mississippi has a civil rights museum. Why doesn't Louisiana?
Louisiana is rich in civil rights history. But Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi all have museums, and we don't.
Take a trip to Jackson, learn civil rights history
Jackson, Mississippi once was a very black and white town. The differences in the two faces of the town are reflected in two of my favorite books – both set
The quiet history of how ASU shaped the civil rights movement
It’s hard, maybe impossible, to identify an iconic moment in civil rights history that doesn’t somehow have a tie to Alabama State University.
What ‘Selma’ Gets Right—and Wrong—About Civil-Rights History
It took MLK's activism and LBJ’s leadership to pass the Voting Rights Act.