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Civil Rights Movement
The First Milestone Of The Civil Rights March
From, Liane Hansen and NPR News Analyst Juan Williams talk about the many civil rights milestones, which led to the election of President Barack Obama.
Civil Rights Museum
Located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the museum chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement. It displays the legacy of the movement through collections, exhibitions, and educational programs.
USA History: Civil Rights 1860-1980
A look at the many campaigners of the Civil Rights Movement.
Voices of Civil Rights –
An interactive feature from, which gives you first-hand accounts from pivotal figures from the Civil Rights Movement.
Interactive Features
Black History, Past to Present – An Interactive Treasure Hunt
Think you know your history? Try your hand at the Black History Interactive Treasure Hunt. Learn and explore Black History, past and present.
Deemed the largest online encyclopedia and social network dedicated to Black history and culture, users can browse a collection of African American profiles of the past, and interact with thousands of today's Black history makers.
Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
Explore your curiosity with the Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History, as they celebrate the many achievements of individual African Americans.
Road to Equality - Interactive Feature from
Are we there yet? CNN explores where we're at and where we've come from in the road to equality.
Powerful Days in Black and White
Images are powerful. They can tell a story and they can make an imprint. These remarkable images, taken by Photographer Charles Moore, capture the struggles and heartache of the civil rights movement.
Around the Web
Learn more about Black History milestones, read more African American History Maker bios, and view and explore an interactive timeline from
Notable African American Biographies
Nearly 500 bios of infamous Black History makers of past and present.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Learn more about the SCLC and its humble beginnings.
The King Center
In 1968 Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. King established The King Center. It is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Resources for Kids
Time for Kids: Black History Month Special
News, polls, kids scoops, games, and a homework helper, all in honor of Black History Month. Celebrate Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month as a family this February! Spend some extra time learning about the extraordinary accomplishments of African-Americans, with printable downloads, coloring pages for kids, quizzes, activities, and more!
University of Illinois Extension: African American History For Kids
Trivia, African American mask designs, bios, games and other resources to help kids understand what Black History Month is all about.
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