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Black History Month 2017: The Fight for Civil Rights

Media

Welcome to Open Vault, the home of WGBH Media Library and Archives. We provide online access to unique and historically important content produced by the public television and radio station WGBH. The ever-expanding site contains video, audio, images, searchable transcripts, and resource management tools, all of which are available for individual and classroom learning.  See the March on Washington 1963 Collection.  Registration is required, but it's FREE!

A New Day

The Fight Begins

Sit-ins

DVDs

Eyes on the prize DVD 732

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.

4 Little Girls DVD 1172
"When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern."--Container.

The March on Washington