Resources for Teachers
- Primary Source Set: NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom
- From Slavery to Civil Rights: A Timeline of African American History
- Civil Rights Themed Resources
- Civil Rights Resource Guide
- Civil Rights Political Cartoon Activity
- “With an Even Hand”: Brown v. Board at Fifty
- Voices of Civil Rights
- The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
Read More About It
Berg, Manfred. Ticket to Freedom: The NAACP and the Struggle for Black Political Integration. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.
Greenberg, Jack. Crusaders in the Courts. New York: Basic Books, 1994.
Janken, Kenneth. White: The Biography of Walter White, Mr. NAACP. New York: New Press, 2003.
Jonas, Gilbert. Freedom’s Sword: The NAACP and the Struggle against Racism in America, 1909–1969. New York and London: Routledge, 2005.
Kluger, Richard. Simply Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality. Rev. ed. New York: Knopf, 2004.
Lewis, David L. ed. W. E. B. Du Bois: A Reader. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.
Sullivan, Patricia. Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: New Press, 2009.
Wilkins, Roy. Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins. With Tom Mathews. New York: Penguin, 1982.
Williams, Juan. My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience. New York: Sterling Publishers, 2004.
Williams, Juan. Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary. New York: Times Books, 1998.
For Younger Readers
Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall. Illustrated by Robert Casilla. New York: Holiday House, 1997.
Altman, Linda Jacobs. The American Civil Rights Movement: The African-American Struggle for Equality. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, 2004.
Bolden, Tonya. Tell All the Children Our Story: Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black in America. New York: Abrams, 2001.
Hoose, Phillip. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
McKissack, Patricia and Frederick McKissack. Ida B. Wells-Barnett: A Voice against Violence. Springfield, N.J.: Enslow, 2001.
Osborne, Linda Barrett. Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War through Reconstruction. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Rhym, Darren. The NAACP. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002.
Santella, Andrew. The NAACP: An Organization Working to End Discrimination. Chanhassen, Minnesota: The Child’s World, 2004.
Williams, Carla. Thurgood Marshall. Chanhassen, Minnesota: The Child’s World, 2002.