Resources to Explore MLK & the Civil Rights Movement

“I Have A Dream” Speech

Families interested in discovering more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement with their children might enjoy the following resources:

  • has Martin Luther King Jr Day Activities and Resources for Kids
  • has a great list of Black History Links
  • Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights is a lesson on that describes her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • offers a photo display titled Powerful Days in Black & White
  • has a companion site to the American Experience program about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Citizen King
  • Lest We Forget: Images From the Civil Rights Movement is a collection of portraits of civil right leaders by 20th century artist Robert Templeton
  • HFVS Peace Episode has a good selection of peace themed songs, appropriate for MLK Day.
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