Toolkit for “Lessons of 1964: The Movement Continues”

1964 included a number of important civil rights events critical to the ongoing march for racial equality and justice. These resources can help take students back to this important year.

1964 Civil Rights Milestone


Ratification of 24th Amendment

America’s Story from America’s Library

NYC School Boycott

Civil Rights Digital Library

Southern Christian Leadership Conference campaign in St. Augustine, Fla.

Mississippi Freedom Summer Launch


World History Project

Murder of Chaney, Goodwin and Schwerner

This Day in History

Malcolm X’s speech at founding rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity

Enactment of Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Dirksen Congressional Center

Freedom Democratic Party Interview


Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

The King Center Digital Archive

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