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The King Center

Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King as a living memorial dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., the King Center can provide you with contacts for the King Holiday and a wide range of resources including King related news and historical information.

National Civil Rights Museum

The National Civil Rights Museum offers a comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form. It is an educational institution designed to help visitors understand the civil rights movement and how this movement impacted movements for social rights worldwide.

See newspapers' front pages from several days surrounding King's assassination — April 1, 4 and 5 of 1968.

Life Magazine: Martin Luther King Jr. a Life Tribute

Photographs taken of Martin Luther King Jr. and images from the Civil Rights Movement (1958-1968).

The Martin Luther King Jr. Paper's Project at Stanford University

The King Papers Project is a research effort to assemble and disseminate historical information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. and the social movements in which he participated. Initiated by the Atlanta-based King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, the Project became a cooperative venture of Stanford University, the King Center and the King Estate.

Official NAACP Web Site

Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's largest and strongest civil rights organization.

Powerful Days in Black and White

Kodak pictures of the civil rights struggle taken by photographer Charles Moore.

Civil Rights Act of 1964

An overview from Cornell's Legal Information Institute, with links to related texts.

Other Education projects

School Guide

Evaluate schools in the Seattle area.

College Guide

Picking a school, getting in and paying for it.

Black History Month crossword

Test your knowledge of these great Americans.

Two Peoples, One Land

Why Israelis and Palestinians are fighting.

Understanding the Conflict

Learn about the people of Afghanistan.

Newspapers In Education

This way for reading, writing and newspapers.