Learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his leadership in the 1960s American civil rights movement. Take a virtual tour of his birth home. There are photographic essays on the marches and protests, interactive timelines about King’s life, and audio and text files of his speeches. Includes links to an eThemes Resource on the civil rights movement.
This extensive site has documents written by King and audio of his speeches. There is also an interactive chronology with a timeline. Click on the "King Resources" tab to access these and other resources. NOTE: The site has a link to a guestbook.
These sites are about the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. from 1954-1971. Includes several timelines with the major events of the era explained. Take an online tour of several historical spots. Topics include the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Greensboro Sit-Ins, Little Rock Central High School, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965, and Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka. Read about civil rights leader Malcolm X and a first-hand account of the Freedom Rides of 1961.