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    1968: The Year that Shaped a Generation
Examines the turbulent political and social landscapes of 1968 by combining archival footage with interviews of key witnesses involved in the year's most pivotal events, including Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Barbara Ehrenreich, Carlos Fuentes, Patrick Buchanan, and Walter Cronkite.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003.
    4 Little Girls
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a fall morning, it takes the lives of four young black girls. This racially motivated crime fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern. This HBO documentary in DVD format is available for borrowing by UM faculty and students at the Richter Library 2nd floor public service desk.
Publisher: New York, HBO Home Video, 2000.
    A Huey P. Newton Story
Originally born in a small town in Louisiana and later moving with his family to Oakland, California as an infant, Huey P. Newton became the co-founder and leader of the Black Panther movement for over 2 decades. This PBS project is a companion to a Spike Lee film. The site includes audio & video clips, documentation, and links. Coverage include the Watts Riots, Vietnam, Summer of Love and Civil Rights.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Public Broadcasting Service, 2002.
    A Place of Rage
Prominent black women comment upon experiences of Afro-American women. The documentary includes historical footage of civil rights movement in the 1960's. Interviews: June Jordan, Angela Davis, Alice Walker, Trinh T. Minh-Ha.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Women Make Movies, 1991.
    A Taste of Power
Author: Brown, Elaine. Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, 1992.
    African-American Involvement in the Vietnam War
The website is about those who served and those who protested. It features full-text articles, papers, other documents (including government documents), Web links, sound files, photographs, speeches, poetry, and film references, the majority of the site consists of annotated bibliographic citations.
Publisher: New York, Kief Schladweiler, 200x.
    American Radicalism Collection
This site contains images of 129 pamphlets, documents, and newsletters produced by or relevant to radical movements. Groups and issues represented by one to 30 documents include birth control; the Black Panthers; the Hollywood Ten; the Ku Klux Klan; and Students for a Democratic Society.
Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Libraries, 2001.
    An American Insurrection: The Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962
This is the story of Air Force veteran James Meredith's struggle to desegregate the University of Mississippi. Resisted by everyone from the state's governor to thousands of white civilians, Meredith's efforts provoked a fourteen-hour battle on the university campus and the invasion of the state by more than 20,000 U.S. Army troops called up by President John F. Kennedy.
Author: Doyle, William. Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday, 2001.
    At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68
Selma: the last revolution -- High tide -- Crossroads in freedom and war -- Passion.
Author: Branch, Taylor. Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster, 2006.
    Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy
Author: Tygiel, Jules. Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 1997.
    Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Author: Garrow, David J. Publisher: New York, NY, W. Morrow, 1986.
    Black Panther Party
Interviews with Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defense (filmed in Alameda County Jail), and Eldridge Cleaver, Minister of Information. 10 point program presented by Chairman Bobby Seale. Drawings by Emery Douglas, revolutionary artist.
Publisher: New York, Third World Newsreel, 2003.
    Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America
Born Stokely Carmichael on June 29, 1941, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, he later emigrated to the United States. In 1960, Carmichael formed the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In 1967, Carmichael became honorary prime minister of the militant Black Panther Party. He called for unity among the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, NAACP, and Nation of Islam so they could work together in their struggle for civil rights and equality.
Author: Charmichael, Stokely. Publisher: New York, NY, Random House, 1967.
    Black theatre: The Making of a Movement
Covers the birth of a new theatre from the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Reviews the leading figures, institutions and events. Clips from historic productions include the first all-black production of Genet's The Blacks, along with A Raisin in the sun, Black girl, Dutchman, and For Colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf.This documentary in VHS format is available for borrowing by UM faculty and students at the Richter Library 2nd floor public service desk.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Newsreel, 1992.
    Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
This site, administered by the National Park Service, contains information and documents surrounding the May 1954 Supreme Court unanimous decision that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal and, as such, violate the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guarantees all citizens equal protection of the laws.
Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, National Park Service, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, 199x-.
    Cesar E. Chavez Institute
The site is dedicated to the American labor leader, Cesar Chavez, who founded the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. In 1968 Chavez gained attention as leader of a nationwide boycott of California table grapes in a drive to achieve labor contracts. The site contains speeches, interviews, photographs, biography, a chronology, and other resources.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Cesar E. Chavez Institute, San Francisco State College, 200x.
    Civil Rights Act of 1964
Full text of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Document Number: PL 88-352 (02 JUL 1964) 88th Congress, H. R. 7152. Includes - Title I: Voting Rights. Title II: Injunctive Relief Against Discrimination in Places of Public. Title III: Desegregation of Public Facilities. Title IV: Desegregation of Public Administration. Title V: Commission on Civil Rights. Title VI: Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs. Title VII: Equal Employment Opportunity. Title VIII: Registration and Voting Statistics. Title IX: Intervention and Procedure after Removal in Civil Rights Cases.
Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S. Government, 200x-.
    Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Maintained by the McCain Library and Archives at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), this website features resources on race relations in Mississippi. Included are oral history transcripts, each one supplemented by a brief biography of the interviewee, a list of topics discussed, and information about the circumstances of the interview.
Publisher: Hattiesburg, MS, Special Collections Digital Program, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, 2000.
    Color Adjustment
Analyzes the evolution of television's earlier, unflattering portrayal of blacks from 1948 until 1988 where they are depicted as having achieved the American dream. Black actors Esther Rolle, Diahann Carroll, Denise Nicholas and Tim Reid and several Hollywood producers reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how prime time was "integrated." pt. 1. Color blind TV? 1948-1968. pt. 2. Coloring the dream, 1968-1988.
Publisher: , San Francisco, CA, 1991.
    Coming of Age in Mississippi
An account of growing up poor and black in the south.
Author: Moody, Anne. Publisher: New York, NY, Dell, 1976, c1968.
    Ethnic Notions
Presents examples of the way that racism is depicted in American culture in cartoons, feature films, popular songs, minstrel shows, advertisements, folklore, household artifacts, even children's rhymes. These caricatures permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the Civil Rights period and implanted themselves deep in the American psyche.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Newsreel, 1987.
    Eyes on the Prize: America at the Racial Crossroads
A documentary in seven parts: The time has come (1964-1966) -- Two societies (1965-1968) -- Power (1966-1968) -- The promised land (1967-1968) -- Ain't gonna shuffle no more (1964-1972) -- A nation of law? (1968-1971) -- The keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) -- Back to the movement (1979-mid-1980's). Includes archive footage of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Herbert X. Blyden (inmate, Attica Prison riot), Kenneth Clark (Howard University, trustee), Angela Davis, Arthur O. Eve (Assemblyman, New York State), Tony Gittens (Howard University, student activist), Richard Hatcher (mayor, Gary, Indiana), the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jerris Leonard, Russell G. Oswald (Commissioner of Corrections, New York State), Floyd Patterson, Edwin Pope, Sonia Sanchez, Bobby Seale, Tom Wicker (editor, New York Times), Muhammad Ali, Senator Robert Byrd, Stokely Carmichael, Dick Gregory, Fred Hampton (leader, Black Panthers), Martin Luther King, Sonny Liston, Elijah Muhammad, Richard Nixon, Jackie Robinson, Nelson Rockefeller (Governor, New York State), Aaron Tatmon, Malcolm X, Andrew Young.
Publisher: , Alexandria, VA, 1992.
    For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer
Author: Lee, Chana Kai. Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press, 1999.
    Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights
Author: Due, Tananarive and Patricia Due. Publisher: New York, One World, 2003.
    Freedom summer
Provides a personal account of a young white civil rights volunteer in the summer of 1964.
Author: Belfrage, Sally. Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1965.
    George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire
He preached segregation now, segregation forever -- then he asked to be forgiven.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA, PBS, Inc., 200x.
    Greensboro Sit-Ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
Information on participants, media coverage and other resources including photographs. Introduction by James Farmer.
Publisher: Greensboro, NC,, 1998-.
    Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson
Guns (Vietnam) or Butter (The Great Society) presents a comprehensive overview of LBJ's progressive domestic policies covering Civil Rights, poverty, health, immigration reform, the environment and education.
Author: Bernstein, Irving. Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1996.
    History and Politics Out Loud: 1960-1969
This oral history site section features 62 audio files in RealMedia format. The sound files include Warren Commission interviews, the eulogy for President John F. Kennedy by Chief Justice Earl Warren, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's address marking the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, addresses by prominent civil rights leaders, and Khrushchev recalling his first meeting with Kennedy.
Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University, 199x.
    I Have A Dream
Martin Luther King's speech at the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.
Publisher: Oak Forest, IL, MPI Home Video, 1986.
    In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s
Author: Carson, Clayborne. Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1981.
Jo Freeman, a prominent feminist scholar and author created this site. It features a selection of her articles including "The Feminist Movement," "Women in Society," "Women, Law and Public Policy," and "Social Protests in the Sixties." Also included: a photo gallery of historic photos of the civil rights vigil at the 1964 Democratic Convention, the June 1966 Meredith Mississippi March, Eugene McCarthy's 1968 presidential campaign, and the 1968 Democratic Convention. In addition, the site has images of from her large collection of political buttons, and links to other related sites.
Publisher: [s.l.], Jo Freeman, 200x.
    LBJ White House Tapes
C-SPAN's LBJ White House Tapes Archive allows you to listen in Real Media format to individual conversations released by the Lyndon Johnson Library in Texas that have aired on C-SPAN Radio.
Publisher: Washington, DC, C-SPAN, 199x.
    Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi
Covers the events of the civil rights movement in Mississippi from the end of World War II to 1968. Features oral history accounts of the local people who took part in the movement. Accounts include, the attempt of World War II veterans to register to vote, the freedom rides, voter registration drives, the riot that took place when James Meredith enrolled at Ole Mississippi, and the murder of Medgar Evers.
Author: Dittmer, John. Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press, 1994.
    Lyndon B. Johnson Library
The site contains online archival collections of photographs, documents, oral histories, finding aids, sample telephone conversations, and other materials that illuminate the Johnson Presidency and the political and social events of that era.
Publisher: , Austin, TX, 199x.
    Malcolm X Speaks: Selected Speeches and Statements
Author: X, Malcolm. Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Weidenfeld, 1990, c 1965.
    Malcom X: A Research Site
Malcom X: A Research Site was developed by Abdul Alkalimat, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Africana Studies program at the University of Toledo. This site provides a range of materials for the study of the life of Malcom X. Resources include audio clips of speeches and radio addresses, photographs, a bibliography, letters and other writings, links to relevant web sites, and a chronology of the life and activities of Malcolm X.
Publisher: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo and Twenty-first Century Books, 1999-.
    Martin Luther King Papers Project at Stanford University
Located at Stanford University, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project intends to provide access to the fourteen-volume The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Currently resources at the site include speeches, sermons and other primary documents, sound files, lesson plans, a general biography, a chronology of King's life, a recommended reading, and scholarly articles produced by Project staff members. The Project plans to continually add new documents to the site as they are digitized. Free registration is required to view the papers.
Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Stanford University, 1999 -.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Man and the Dream
In this look at his life and work, writer/director Tom Friedman explores how Dr. King's ideas, thoughts and causes evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement. Rare footage and photographs illustrate the defining moments of his crusade, from the first stirrings of his activism in Alabama to his time as the pre-eminent voice for racial justice in America.
Publisher: New York, New Video Group : A&E Home Video, 1997.
    Memphis: We Remember
Memphis: We Remember is a historical look at the 1968 Memphis, TN sanitation worker's strike. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I've Been to the Mountain Top" speech in support of the strike, just a day before his assassination. The site, includes a timeline, news articles, photographs, and coverage and the transcripts of King's speech. The site also features recent analysis and commentary on the strike's place in history.
Publisher: Washington, DC, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),, 2002.
    New Day in Babylon: The Black Power Movement and American Culture, 1965-1975
A comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Black Power Movement and of its dramatic transformation of both African-American and larger American culture.
Author: VanDeburg, William L.. Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press, 1992.
    Oh Freedom Over Me
In the summer of 1964, about 1,000 young Americans, black and white, came together in Mississippi for a peaceful assault on racism. Freedom Summer, as it came to be called, became one of the most dramatic chapters in the Civil Rights movement. Oh Freedom Over Me combines text, audio interviews with veterans and photographs to document this period.
Publisher: Saint Paul, MN, American RadioWorks, Minnesota Public Radio, 200x.
    Parting the Waters: America in the King years, 1954-63
This book - the first in a projected series of three volumes - begins a comprehensive history of the civil rights movement, focusing on the role played by Martin Luther King.
Author: Branch, Taylor. Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster, 1989.
    Pillar of fire : America in the King years, 1963-65
Pt. 1. Birmingham Tides. 1. Islam in Los Angeles. 2. Prophets in Chicago. 3. LBJ in St. Augustine. 4. Gamblers in Law. 5. To Vote in Mississippi: Advance by Retreat. 6. Tremors: L.A. to Selma. 7. Marx in the White House. 8. Summer Freeze. 9. Cavalry: Lowenstein and the Church. 10. Mirrors in Black and White. 11. Against All Enemies. 12. Frontiers on Edge: The Last Month Pt. 2. New Worlds Passing. 13. Grief. 14. High Councils. 15. Hattiesburg Freedom Day. 16. Ambush. 17. Spreading Poisons. 18. The Creation of Muhammad Ali. 19. Shaky Pulpits. 20. Mary Peabody Meets the Klan. 21. Wrestling with Legends. 22. Filibusters. 23. Pilgrims and Empty Pitchers. 24. Brushfires Pt. 3. Freedom Summer. 25. Jail Marches. 26. Bogue Chitto Swamp. 27. Beachheads. 28. Testing Freedom. 29. The Cow Palace Revolt. 30. King in Mississippi. 31. Riot Politics. 32. Crime, War, and Freedom School. 33. White House Etiquette. 34. A Dog in the Manger: The Atlantic City Compromise. 35. We see the giants... 36. Movements Unbound Pt. 4. "Lord, Make Me Pure but Not Yet" 37. Landslide. 38. Nobel Prize. 39. To the Valley: The Downward King. 40. Saigon, Audubon, and Selma.
Author: Branch, Tayor. Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster, c.1998.
    Radio Free Dixie : Robert F. Williams & the Roots of Black power
Author: Tyson, Timothy B. Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
    Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
This four-part series on race relations in the United States documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed. Program 1. Promises betrayed (1865-1896) -- pr. 2. Fighting back (1896-1917) -- pr. 3. Don't shout too soon (1917-1940) -- pr. 4. Terror and triumph (1940-1954).
Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Newsreel, 2002.
    Speeches of Martin Luther King
The film features a collection of Martin Luther King's major speeches and minor asides, tracing the development of his oratorical style.
Publisher: [S.l.], MPI Home Video, 1990.
    Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
First published in 1958. It is the account of an early King civil rights initiative ending in the desegregation Montgomery Alabama buses in 1956.
Author: King, Martin Luther, Jr.. Publisher: SanFrancisco, HarperSanFrancisco, 1986.
    The Black Panther Party: Resources in the Media Resources Center
The site contains a description of the Center's holdings and Real Media video and audio clips featuring Huey Newton, George Jackson, Bobby Seale and others.
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California, 199x-.
    The Civil Rights Movement: A Photographic History, 1954-68
The book brings together images taken by over fifty photographers. Feature photographs include, pictures of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Birmingham movement, the March on Washington, the Sit-ins and Freedom Rides, and Malcolm X and Black Power.
Author: Kasher, Steven. Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press, 1996.
    The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s
Contents: The American sixties: a brief history. John Kennedy and the promise of leadership. The Civil Rights revolution. The Great Society. The Vietnam War. Polarization. Sixties culture. New directions. Conclusion. Debating the sixties. The sixties A to Z. Short topical essays. Special sections. Chronology. Annotated bibliography.
Author: Farber, David and Beth Bailey. Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press, 2001.
    The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Garrow, David J.. Publisher: New York, NY, W.W. Norton, 1981.
    The Journey of the African-American Athlete
African-American athletes today are much-loved heroes in American sports, but this has not always been true. In the past, many black athletes were rejected and struggled to meet their fellow competitors on a level playing field. Captured here are some of the finest achievements in sports history: Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson and Jesse Owens.
Publisher: New York, NY, HBO Home Video, 1996.
    The Messenger: The Rise and Fall of Elijah Muhammad
Author: Evanzz, Karl. Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books, 1999.
    The New left
The New Left sprang from an affluent America torn by racial conflict and dissent over the Vietnam War. This program assesses the course of New Left politics up to 1967 by combining newsreel footage with interviews of leaders across the movement's range, including Tom Hayden, Carl Oglesby, Stokely Carmichael and Fannie Lou Hamer. From Students for a Democratic Society to the Black Panthers; from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Malcolm X, this look at a social and political groundswell provides fascinating insights into the era. Originally aired on the CBS Television Network on September 12, 1967. A production of CBS New.
Publisher: New York, Films for the Humanities & Social Sciences, 2002.
    The Road to Brown
This documentary covers the The Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the culmination of a brilliant legal assault on segregation that launched the Civil Rights movement. It was led by visionary black lawyer, Charles Hamilton Houston, "the man who killed Jim Crow." Under the "separate but equal" doctrine of the Supreme Court's 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision, black citizens were denied the right to vote, to attend white schools, or to get sick in white hospitals.
Publisher: San Francisco, California Newsreel, 1995, c1990.
    The Strange Career of Jim Crow
Classic, still influential, analysis of institution of segregation in the American south.
Author: Woodward, C. Vann. Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1974.
    The Turbulent Sixties
Includes notable speeches by Americans. Including the Easter speech in Harlem / Malcolm X. -- Platform attack of Barry Goldwater, 1964 / Nelson Rockefeller -- Extremism is no vice (rebuttal of Rockefeller speech) / Barry Goldwater -- A time for choosing, 1964 / Ronald Reagan -- Eulogy for Martin Luther King, Jr. / Robert F. Kennedy. This documentary in VHS format is available for borrowing by UM faculty and students at the Richter Library 2nd floor public service desk.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997.
    To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Fairclough, Adam. Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press, 1987.
    Truth and Reconciliation in Neshoba County Mississippi Region Grapples with Legacy of Civil Rights Murders
NPR site profiling a task force of black and white citizens in Philadelphia, Miss., the Neshoba County seat, formed to address the unsolved 1964 murder of civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney and Michael Henry Schwerner.
Publisher: Washington, DC, National Public Radio, 200x-.
    U. S. vs Cecil Price et al. ("Mississippi Burning" Trial)
This legal history site created by law professor Douglas Linder provides extensive resources on the killing of three civil rights workers and the trial of their murderers depicted in the movie "Mississippi Burning."
Publisher: Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School, 1995.
    United States Department of Justice Investigation of Recent Allegations Regarding the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This report is the product of an eighteen-month Justice Department investigation, refutes allegations of a conspiracy surrounding James Earl Ray and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and recommends no further investigation. It was released on June 9, 2000.
Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Justice, 2000.
    Voices of Civil Rights: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress have created an online archive of firsthand accounts and personal memories about the civil rights movement. The site features historical and contemporary views, essays, interviews (sound with transcripts), special reports, recommended readings, links to other resources.
Publisher: Washington, DC, AARP and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), 2004.
    We Must Destroy the Capitalistic System Which Enslaves Us: Stokely Carmichael Advocates Black Revolution
In June 1966, the national chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Stokely Carmichael, first voiced the slogan “Black Power” during a march in Mississippi. James Meredith initiated the march to protest white resistance, in defiance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, to black voter registration. The following testimony by Carmichael before a Senate subcommittee investigating internal security includes an interview Carmichael recorded during a visit to Cuba in 1967.
Publisher: New York, NY; Fairfax, VA, American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University., .
    Why We Can't Wait
Author: King, Martin Luther, Jr.. Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, 1964.

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