Be inspired by the events and people that influenced the African American Civil Rights Movement. Each of the features below is a window into a documentary or program about this transformational period in American History, including key influencers like the Freedom Rides and Black Power Movement. 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 Civil Rights Movement.
Described as "a television experience that seared the conscience."
Malcolm X appears on Boston public television alongside MLK and James Baldwin.
Talib Kweli becomes a figure of interest while researching speeches of Stokely Carmichael.
The music that defined the Black Power Movement.
Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis shares iconic photos from Civil Rights era & more.