civil rights movement


⭐ Making a Difference: African American Women of the Civil Rights Movement (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Making a Difference: African American Women of the Civil Rights Movement Learn about African American women who were instrumental in shaping the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. Discuss the contributions of activists such as Ruby Dee, Angela Davis, Daisy Bates, and Ruby Bridges. Enjoy listening to lesser […]


⭐ Freedom Summer Inspiring Young Voters Today (National Archives) – VIRTUAL

Join National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick Madden in a conversation with Maxim Thorne, Managing Director of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, on how a civil rights murder in 1964 has inspired a national movement of young people to vote and engage in civic life today. Nancy Thomas, Institute for Democracy […]


⭐ Meet Anna Malaika Tubbs, Author of ‘The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X & James Baldwin Shaped a Nation’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

      Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin’s son James (James Baldwin), about Alberta King’s son Martin Luther (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), and Louise Little’s son Malcolm (Malcolm X). But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them. In her groundbreaking and essential […]


⭐ The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

Rosa Parks is one of the most well-known Americans today, but much of what is known and taught about her is incomplete, distorted, and just plain wrong. Adapted from the original by Jeanne Theoharis and YA author Brandy Colbert, this young readers’ edition of the NAACP Image Award-winning The Rebellious Life of […]


39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote and Awards Celebration (Oregon State University) – VIRTUAL

i About this Event The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration commemorates the legacy of Dr. King and allows the Oregon State community to reflect on his work in today’s context through engaging workshops, presentations and service opportunities. In its 39th year, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is […]


Family Fun Night with Culture Queen: Happy Birthday, Dr. King (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

This family-friendly party celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a fun and interactive civil rights-themed show and hands-on crafts! Your royal children will also celebrate the legacies of kings and queens of social justice. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A […]


Time to Teach: A History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

Celebrating Julian Bond’s — Time to Teach: A History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement – with Jeanne Theoharis, Pam Horowitz and Vann R. Newkirk II This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. Join us as we celebrate Julian Bond’s TIME TO TEACH with […]


Meet Jon Meacham Author of ‘His Truth is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Jon Meacham will talk about his new book, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope. Drawing on decades of wide-ranging interviews with John Lewis, Jon Meacham writes of how this great-grandson of a slave and son of an Alabama tenant farmer was inspired by the […]