Four generations alive today have direct connections to the Civil Rights Movement spawned in the South nearly 60 years ago. Each generation has important stories to tell, to pass on, and to hear.
Browsing the videos on this page and stories and you will find entries on civil rights notables, both wellknown and unsung. For example, right now at the site, you can see:
Former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman talks about being 5 years old and with her activist father as he faced down the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama;
Video interviews with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on the creation of SNCC and his time in jail during protests in South Carolina;
The story of Annie Cooper, 100 this year, who went down in Alabama history for her scuffle with a sheriff during a voting rights demonstration;
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