The resources below provide a snapshot of some of the important events of the civil rights era of the 1950s-1960s.

A list of civil rights ‘actualities’ of the 1950s-1970s

The Selma slaying victims

Video Resources

Selma : The Real Selma Footage

Rare Footage of Civil Rights Marches in Alabama – 1965

John Lewis: The Selma To Montgomery Marches | MLK | TIME

Gov. George Wallace (D-Ala): “Segregation Now… Segregation Forever!” Jan. 14, 1963

Dr. King’s Last Speech, Excerpts & Complete Speech: “I Have Been to the Mountaintop,” April 3, 1968

I Have Been to the Mountaintop Full Speech

Assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, June 5, 1968

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) announcing to a political rally the assassination of Dr. King, April 4, 1968

Attempted Assassination of Gov. George Wallace at Maryland campaign event, May 15, 1972