Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, and America: A Lecture Series at Marquette University: Resources at MU

This annual lecture series hopes to inform people about the history of the civil rights movement and evaluate the legacy of the movement for our country today. The series is sponsored by Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Office of the Provost.

Introductions and Overviews of Civil Rights and African-American History

Civil Rights 101
From the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education

Marches on Washington D.C.
The famous march in 1963 was part of a longer tradition.  Explore it here.

Chronology of African American History
From the Encyclopedia of African-American History 1896 to the Present, Paul Finkelman, ed. (Oxford Reference Online)

1964--A Pivotal Year

The links below are to entries in the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the present, Paul Finkelman, ed. (Oxford Reference Online)

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