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Source: Freedom Riders preparing to board a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, May 24, 1961. Encyclopædia Britannica (2019).
USA Civil rights trail This link opens in a new window
The fight for American civil rights spanned decades, cities and states – from Topeka, Kansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, from Atlanta, Georgia, to Selma and Birmingham, and all the way to Washington, D.C.. This website allows you to explore the destinations important to the Civil Rights Movement in the USA.