Be inspired by the men and women of the African American Civil Rights Movement. Each of the features below is a window into a documentary or program about these momentous figures,including rare interviews with Martin L. King Jr and Malcolm X. The features will connect you directly to the website of a PBS partner where it can be viewed in full or allow you to watch a preview directly within the collection below. Get started now. Venture back into history with PBS to explore the men and women of The Civil Rights Movement.
Diane Nash became the leader of the Nashville Student Movement.
Julian Bond discusses his childhood, organizing sit-ins, MLK and the NACCP.
John Lewis recounts his first meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A candid biography from Huey P. Newton on family, self and principles.
Dr. Angela Davis speaks with PBS NewsHour about her 1972 interviews.
Stokely Carmichael may be best remembered as the man who coined the term "Black Power.” Revisit his early days in the Freedom Rides.
From politics to science, see PBS coverage of African American pioneers.