16th Street Baptist Church bombing, 1963

Personal accounts of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

American controls on voting rights from 1870

A look at laws introduced in the American South to prevent African Americans from voting.

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.

Migration from the Southern United States

The reasons for the Great Migration and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan.

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 in the Southern states

Racial segregation in the USA in the 1870s and 1880s.