The Civil Rights Movement


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Montgomery, Alabama
The Birth of the Civil Rights Movement




The Bill of Rights with the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution

Brown vs. Board of Education (1954)

I have a dream (Dr. Martin Luther King; 17:28 min.))

Text of the speech
Civil Rights Act (1964)


The Voting Rights Act (1965)

Report to the American People on Civil Rights (President John F. Kennedy, The White House, June 11, 1963; 13:41 min.))

The Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)


Japanese Relocation Order (1942)

The Age Discrimination Act (1975)

Americans With Disabilities Act (1990)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the
Civil Rights Act of 1964
(4:48 min.)

Malcolm X Speaks About Civil Rights (3:02 min.)

Martin Luther King

Rosa Parks

Martin Luther King: The legacy of a leader
(with slide show, biography, speeches, quiz by Scholastic; also see Lesson Plans)

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

 The Civil Rights Movement



Rosa Parks: How I fought for civil rights
(with lesson plans and activities from Scholastic)


Rosa Parks' story with glossed text -- interview with students

   "The Rosa Parks Story" Full Movie (~ 1 hr 20 min.)








Last updated: July 17, 2018
Christine Bauer-Ramazani