Learn about the voter registration drives in the South during the civil rights movement through a volunteer’s first hand account.
Investigate Thomas Jefferson’s foundational beliefs about religion, government, and religious freedom.
W. E. B. Du Bois questions the way that Reconstruction was studied and taught in an excerpt from his 1935 book Black Reconstruction in America.
Learn about the 1963 Chicago Public School Boycott, when students demanded better schools for black neighborhoods and equal opportunity for all.
Find out how songs by Otis Redding and The Staple Singers echoed the calls for respect by activists during the civil rights movement.