Civil Rights Trail
The fight for American civil rights spanned decades, cities and states - from Topeka, Kansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, from Atlanta, Georgia, to Selma and Birmingham, and all the way to Washington, D.C. Chart the course of the Civil Rights Movement through the Civil Rights Trail that begins with the site of school integration and takes you to the scene of Bloody Sunday and finally the Supreme Court of the United States. This website allows you to explore the destinations important to the Civil Rights Movement, as well as plan your journey to cities along the trail. On this site, you'll find places to see and things to do at each destination. Plus, you'll find in-depth explorations crafted to allow you to experience the destination or event in a more comprehensive way. Discover the trail. Discover the fight for civil rights. And make sure the true stories that changed history are never lost.
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
Brown v. Board of Education ended legal segregation in public schools. This site helps tells the story of the people involved and the political climate of the times. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.
The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture
The Centers focuses on documenting and preserving memorabilia from the civil rights period, Montgomery black history and the history of Alabama State University.
Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center
The Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center preserves the Tuskegee history in Alabama. Tuskegee, well known as the training site of the Tuskegee Airmen, is lesser known as the birthplace of Rosa Parks.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
The website of the Civil Rights Museum includes a virtual tour of the museum as well as teacher resources.
Rosa Parks Library and Museum
The only museum dedicated to the civil rights icon. Occasionally hosts virtual tours if you can't be there in person.