16th Street Baptist Church bombing, 1963

Personal accounts of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

Children's Crusade

Civil Rights ‘foot soldiers’ describe the 1963 'Children's Crusade' march.

Importance of African American churches

The role of the churches as a voice and as a social institution for African Americans.

JFK and the civil rights movement

President Kennedy's involvement in the civil rights movement.

Montgomery Bus Boycott

How the arrest of Rosa Parks led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott in America.

Non-violent protest in Birmingham, Alabama

Martin Luther King joins activists in their non-violent protest against segregation.

Post-1945 segregation

Racial segregation in the USA.

Racial segregation on US public transport

Racial segregation on US public transport after the 1957 Civil Rights Act.

Selma to Montgomery march

The 1965 protests from Selma, Alabama which were violently broken up by local police.

The 1963 March on Washington

The 1963 March on Washington to highlight racial injustice.