Related Links

University of Mary Washington’s Seminar James Farmer Project

  • The James Farmer Project is a 2008 student led project at the University of Mary Washington, which presents the life and legacy of James Farmer. The site includes a timeline, photographs, quotes, videos and research demonstrating Farmer as a civil rights leader and distinguished professor.

University of Mary Washington’s Seminar James Farmer Oral History

  • The James Farmer Oral History site documents interviews from former students, faculty, and staff about James Farmer’s contributions to the University of Mary Washington, where he taught from 1984 to 1998.

PBS American Experience’s Freedom Riders: Threatened, Attacked, Jailed 

  • This Public Broadcasting Service site tells the story of the Freedom Riders, who challenged interstate transportation laws. At the time of the Freedom Rides, James Farmer was the director of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and participated in the Rides.

Videos: Debate between Malcolm X, James Farmer and others in 1963

  • This Youtube page holds video clips of James Farmer and Malcolm X’s debate, which Farmer discusses in Lecture 5.

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture 

  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture website is a place where people can learn about African American history and culture, including the Civil Rights Movement.

National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel 

  • The National Civil Rights Museum exhibits the people, ideas, and history of the Civil Rights Movement.

 

 

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