Discover the Network
African American Civil Rights Network
A list of the properties, facilities, and programs chosen for inclusion on the African American Civil Rights Network.
Bury Only Beyond The City Limits
African Burial Ground National Memorial
When no African Americans were permitted to be buried Manhattan, free and enslaved Africans buried their dead beyond the city limits
We Hold the Rock
From November 20, 1969 to June 11, 1971, Richard Oakes, a Mohawk Indian, and his Indian supporters claimed the island for the Indian people.
National Woman's Party Headquarters
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality NM
Visit the house where the National Women's Party and Alice Paul developed strategies and tactics to secure women's rights to vote!
Streets of History
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monumen
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument was established in 2017, and encompasses roughly four city blocks in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.
Birthplace of a Leader
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Born enslaved, Booker T. Washington became one of the country's most prominent African American educators.
The Road to Justice
Brown v. Board of Education NHS
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage.
Worker and Latino Rights
Cesar E. Chavez National Monument
César E. Chávez led farm workers and supporters in the establishment of the country's first permanent agricultural union.
Learn about Buffalo Soldiers
Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers NM
Soldier, diplomat, park superintendent and civil rights leader, Charles Young overcame inequality to become a leading American figure.
Signer of the 1957 Civil Rights Act
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Signer of the civil rights act of 1957 and sent troops into Little Rock to enforce school desegregation.
The Power of Women to Achieve
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
An advocate for peace and justice.
Guaranteed civil rights and liberty
Federal Hall National Memorial
On this site the Bill of Rights was drafted by Congress in 1789 as the first Constitutional Amendments.
A Movement Was Born
Freedom Riders National Monument
Visit the former Greyhound Bus Station located at 1031 Gurnee Ave in downtown Anniston where segregationists attacked the Freedom Riders.
Grant's final resting place
General Grant National Memorial
President Grant championed the 15th Amendment and use federal power to stop acts of racial terrorism committed by the Ku Klux Klan and more!
Where John Brown Took His Stand
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Harpers Ferry witnessed John Brown's attack on slavery and is the home of one of the earliest integrated schools in the US.
"Discrimination is a disease" - HST
Harry S. Truman National Historic Site
By acting on his personal views, President Truman succeeded in bringing the issue of civil rights to the forefront of national attention.
Where it all begins
Independence National Historical Park
Where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted.
A Community of Isolation
Kalaupapa National Historic Site
Kalaupapa National Historical Park protects the site of the forced isolation from 1866 until 1969 of people with Hansen's Disease (leprosy).
Defending a Way of Life
Little Bighorn Battlefield NM
The Sioux and Cheyenne battle the US.Army's 7th Cavalry in one of the Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life.
Desegregation of Public Schools
Little Rock Central High School NHS
Little Rock Central High School is recognized for the role it played in the desegregation of public schools in the United States.
Manzanar National Historic Site
Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during WWII.
National Council of Negro Women HQ
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse that is now this National Historic Site.
Home of the civil rights leaders
Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home NM
The assassination of Medgar Evers in the carport of their home in 1963 was the first murder of a nationally significant civil rights leader.
Freedom in the 'promised land'
Nicodemus National Historic Site
It is the oldest and only remaining Black settlement west of the Mississippi River.
The Worst WWII Homefront Disaster
Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM
On the evening of July 17, 1944, 320 mostly African-American men were instantly killed in an explosion.
54 Miles to Freedom!
Selma to Mongtomery NHT
Trace the footsteps of those who walked this 54-mile trail to freedom!
Stonewall Means Fight Back
Stonewall National Monument
The Catalyst that launched the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) movement.
Commemorating Cherokee Survival
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Remember and commemorate the survival of the Cherokee people, forcefully removed from their homelands.
The Largest Internment Camp
Tule Lake Unit
The largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II.
Fighting for Freedom & Country
Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Park
African-Americans shattered sound and social barriers when they took to the skies in WWII.
Discover the Home of Women's Rights
Women's Rights National Historical Park
Women’s Rights National Historical Park tells the story of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19-20,1848.
Last updated: June 28, 2021