The Civil Rights Movement

These videos and podcasts by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940

Speaker(s): James G. Basker, Jonathan Holloway

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Speaker(s): Anthony J. Badger

Non-Violent Methods of Protest

Speaker(s): Anthony J. Badger

Origins of the Civil Rights Movement

Speaker(s): Anthony J. Badger

The Civil Rights Movement

Speaker(s): Clarence Taylor

The March on Washington: A Virtual Tour

Speaker(s): Clayborne Carson

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Speaker(s): James G. Basker, Jeanne Theoharis

What are the legacies of the civil rights movement?

Speaker(s): Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

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