Reporting Civil Rights collects the work of the journalists who told the story of the Civil Rights Movement, but this section of
ReportingCivilRights.org provides links to web sites, organizations,
libraries, and archives related to other aspects of the Civil Rights
Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education (MIJE) offers professional development programs and prepares managers for careers in both news and the journalistm business. The Institute also works with news organizations to help them better reflect their diverse communities.
The New York Times, "How Race Is Lived in America"
This is a wide-ranging site about race in America, which includes archived full-text articles about the Civil Rights Movement and a useful web resources section.
The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords
The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords is a PBS documentary which presents the history of African-American journalism in America since the publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827. The website contains the transcript of the documentary, interviews with contemporary journalists discussing the future of the black press, an interactive section, a timeline highlighting achievements of the Black Press, and further resources that include an extended bibliography.
Dan Rather: Covering The Civil Rights Movement
In remarks made March 24, 1998, CBS News Anchor Dan Rather reflects on having covered the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Greensboro Sit-Ins: The Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
This article on the Greensboro sit-ins, by Jim Schlosser, News & Record Staff Writer, includes brief audio interviews with Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and Jibreel Khazan, three of the four African-American college students who first sat at the Woolworth's whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro in 1960. The Woolworth's store manager also describes his memory of the sit-ins.
We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement National Register Travel Itinerary
This National Parks Service site depicts important stops along the Civil Rights travel trail.
David R. Davies, "Newspapers and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1957"
A chapter from the dissertation of David R. Davies, this articles provides a general overview of newspaper reporting during the Civil Rights Movement.