Civil Rights Movement

Here are some resources from the Zinn Education Project website on the modern Civil Rights Movement. These include lessons, teaching guides, articles, books, films, and websites. There are more resources in our collections on the Black Panther Party, Brown v. Board, Freedom Schools, Selma, and SNCC.

Civil Rights Movement Veterans

Digital collection. Resources on the Southern Freedom Movement compiled by those who lived it. Includes a bibliography, timelines, photos, primary source documents, and lists of speakers.
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Counter Histories

Film. Produced by John T. Edge and the Southern Foodways Alliance; directed by Kate Medley.
Five short films that document the civil disobedience staged at segregated lunch counters in the 1950s and 60s.
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Howard Zinn on Race

Howard Zinn on Race

Book — Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Cornel West. 2011. 192 pages.
Includes some never before published writings, speeches and interviews that illustrate the evolution and fundamental principles around the story of race in the United States.
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