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                             Sanitation strike, Memphis, March 1968

Students of the Black Freedom Movement can find immense amounts of open-access digital material . The list below just scratches the surface. Use it to get started on online research for your conference project. Resources are listed alphabetically; there's too much overlap to divvy them up by topic or type. To add a link or report a broken link, contact

American Archive of Public Broadcasting

American Memory: Digital History, Library of Congress

Assata Shakur Speaks

Baraka in the Archives

Black Panther Party

Black Panther Party Photo Tour

The Black Past

Brother Malcolm

Civil Rights Digital Library

Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories (Do a quick search under the term "digital.")

Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

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Civil Rights Movement Veterans

Crossroad to Freedom (Memphis, TN)

Digital Archive: Brown v. Board of Education

Digital History: Civil Rights Voices

Digital Public Library of America

FBI Papers:
Black Panther Party
Stokely Carmichael/Kwame Ture
Civil Rights
Freedom Riders
Malcolm X

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The Freedom Archives

Freedom on Film: Civil Rights in Georgia

Freedom Summer Digital Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society

Greensboro Sit-Ins

History Matters: gateway to history resources

Internet Archive

James Baldwin Project

League of Revolutionary Black Workers

Library of Congress: Civil Rights Resource Guide

Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky

The Malcolm X Project at Columbia University

Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Civil Rights Movement

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project

Marxists Internet Archive

National Archives: African American Heritage

New York Public Library Digital Collections

One Person, One Vote: The Legacy of SNCC and the Fight for Voting Rights

Online Archive of California (guide to library holdings across the state; includes some digital material that can be viewed online)

Rochester Black Freedom Struggle: Online Project

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Seattle Civil Rights & Labor History

The Shirley Chisholm Project

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SNCC 1960-1966

SNCC Digital Gateway

Soulful Detroit

Southern Christian Leadership Conference's organizational website

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Legacy Project

The Student Voice (SNCC's newspaper)

Television News of the Civil Rights Era

We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement

Zinn Education Project

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