Recent Videos and Activities for 20th Century

Freedom Rides

The 1961 Freedom Rides were a protest against segregation on interstate buses and in terminals in the American South. They began on May 4th and continued throughout the summer. The [more]

April 13, 2017

Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), most widely known as the wife and widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., carried on his vision of nonviolent protest to effect [more]

February 16, 2017

Kelly Ingram

Pratt City Alabama native, Osmond Kelly Ingram, was the first United States serviceman killed in World War I. He died heroically when a German submarine attacked his ship, and he [more]

February 16, 2017