A book presents more than 110 pictures from Derby’s archive, offering a rich panorama of the key people and places behind the movement.
A John Lewis Documentary Probes Tensions Between National and State Power
For any American even mildly ignorant of the rich, complex legacy of Civil Rights within our decidedly disunited country, Dawn Porter’s John Lewis: Good Trouble should be mandatory viewing.
A VR Experience Offers a First-Person View of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike
I Am A Man by Derek Ham is a VR interactive story set in 1968 Memphis that puts you in the shoes of a striking sanitation worker.
Drawings of Daily Resistance from the 1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Delaware Art Museum is exhibiting a series of drawings by Harvey Dinnerstein and Burton Silverman of the 1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott.
575,000 Images by Civil Rights Photographer Bob Adelman Go to Library of Congress
The institution has acquired a massive archive of Adelman’s work, including his 1960s photographs of the Civil Rights Movement.
Rescuing Norman Rockwell’s Progressive Legacy from a Right-Wing Cartoonist
The artist was no reactionary. He was a staunch liberal and a strong believer in an inclusive country.
Right-wing Cartoonist Inserts Betsy DeVos into Iconic Civil Rights Painting
Glenn McCoy appropriated Norman Rockwell’s “The Problem We All Live With,” replacing the six-year-old black girl who desegregated a public school with the billionaire Secretary of Education.
Three Civil Rights Sites Become National Monuments
President Barack Obama designated as national monuments three Southern sites connected with the Civil Rights movement and post-Civil War Reconstruction.
Rare Photographs of the US Civil Rights Struggle Beyond the South
A new book by Mark Speltz brings together over 100 rarely or never-before-published photographs from the Civil Rights era that show its grassroots actions beyond the South.
Celebrate Voting Rights at These Suffragists’ Graves in New York City
Honor the memory of suffragists in New York City at these memorials for the movement’s leading figures.
1930s Slave Murals in Alabama Could Be Removed After Petition Gains Steam
Imagine walking into a courthouse for jury duty and finding yourself surrounded by scenes depicting your enslaved ancestors. That’s what many black people in Jefferson County, Alabama, have been experiencing for the past eight decades.
Members of the Illuminator Sue NYPD for False Arrest, First Amendment Retaliation
This week members of the Illuminator Art Collective filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York alleging false arrest and improper seizure of their property by the NYPD’s Central Park Precinct.