Your Civil Rights Resource

Civil rights, along with political rights, are in a class of rights that are designed to protect individuals from private organizations and governments that attempt unwarranted infringement. These rights also ensure that every individual is able to participate in the political and civil life without repression or discrimination. Civil rights were put together in an effort to ensure the integrity and physical safety of people regardless of their mental or physical disabilities; gender identity, sexual orientation; age; national origin; race; and religion. This resource provides you with a list of links to use for further information on various aspects of the civil rights movement.

This association protects individual rights in communities, legislatures and daily courts.

Look at the voting timeline, the civil rights timeline, the photo gallery and the audio gallery as they relate to the civil rights era.

This interactive website provides you with the opportunity to learn more about this era by involving yourself throughout the learning process.

Learn about the events that took place during this time through this interactive website.

This institute is dedicated to educating the public about gender and racial preferences.

Find out in-depth information on Martin Luther King within the Papers Project section of this website. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute provides you with a wealth of information, including a link to additional resources.

Find out the details of various events that took place during the civil right era. This site lists the milestones in the modern civil rights movement.

This page discusses the various events that occurred during the civil rights era.

Learn about the various locations to travel to in order to learn more about civil rights. This site includes an itinerary map as well as a link to a list of sites for more information.

This site provides you with information and options to listen to the audio portion of the events that occurred during the summer of 1964, which eventually became known as Freedom Summer.

Read about the various people who took a stand against the norm throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

This is the homepage of a collection of photos taken of the civil rights movement by Wilfred George Randall.

This page provides you with a list of the laws that have to do with civil rights throughout the years.

This briefly describes the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

This informational and detailed page provides you with information on the various Civil Rights Acts of 1866, 1870, 1871 and 1875.

This page provides you with detailed information on the most important aspects of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

This page provides you with information on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as provided by the Law Library of Congress.

This informational article discusses who the Ku Klux Klan is, their history and where they are today.

This page discusses the lynching that occurred in Alabama around the Scottsboro trial that took place in 1931.

This site provides you with an extensive amount of information through historical documents that relate to the tragedy of the events that took place on June 15, 1920.

This site discusses the history of lynching in America as well as its effect on unsolved murders throughout American history.

This site simply provides you with information, including a timeline, which marks the 40th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington.

This site discusses, in detail, the information surrounding the trials of the Scottsboro Boys that ranged from 1931 up to 1937.

This detailed timeline discusses various events that took place from as early as the 1960s up to the 2000s. This includes major miles stones that occurred throughout the history of affirmative action, including the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.