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National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): The NMAAHC, part of the Smithsonian Institution, features an extensive collection of exhibits, archives, and educational resources related to African American history and civil rights leaders. Their website provides access to digitized collections, online exhibitions, and educational materials.

The King Center: Founded by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and promoting his philosophy of nonviolence and social justice. Their website offers resources on Dr. King's life and work, including speeches, writings, and educational programs.

Civil Rights Digital Library: Hosted by the University of Georgia, the Civil Rights Digital Library provides access to a wealth of primary sources, including photographs, documents, and oral histories, related to the civil rights movement in the United States. Their website offers a searchable database of resources from various institutions and organizations.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: The Schomburg Center, part of the New York Public Library, is a leading research institution dedicated to documenting and preserving Black history and culture. Their website features digital collections, exhibitions, and educational resources on civil rights leaders and movements.

National Civil Rights Museum: Located at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the National Civil Rights Museum offers a powerful and immersive experience exploring the history of the civil rights movement. Their website provides information on exhibits, educational programs, and resources for teachers and students.

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights: Named after civil rights activist Ella Baker, this organization works to advance racial and economic justice through grassroots organizing and advocacy. Their website offers information on Ella Baker's legacy, as well as resources for activism and community organizing.

The Rosa Parks Museum: Located at Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama, the Rosa Parks Museum commemorates the life and activism of Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her bus seat sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott and became a symbol of the civil rights movement. Their website offers information on exhibits, educational programs, and resources related to Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): The ACLU is one of the most well-known organizations dedicated to defending and preserving civil liberties, including freedom of speech, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, and more. Their website offers resources, news, and ways to get involved in civil rights advocacy.

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC): SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. They monitor hate groups, provide legal representation, and offer educational resources on civil rights issues.

NAACP Legal Defense Fund: The legal arm of the NAACP focuses on litigating civil rights cases and advocating for racial justice through the legal system. Their website provides information on ongoing cases, resources for activists, and ways to support their work.

Human Rights Watch: While not exclusively focused on civil rights in the United States, Human Rights Watch covers a wide range of human rights issues globally, including discrimination, police brutality, and systemic injustices. Their website offers in-depth reports, analysis, and advocacy opportunities.

Color of Change: Color of Change is a racial justice organization that works to empower Black communities and hold corporations and policymakers accountable for racial injustice. Their website provides resources for activism, petitions, and campaigns focused on civil rights issues.

National Immigration Law Center (NILC): NILC focuses on defending and advancing the rights of immigrants in the United States. Their website offers legal resources, policy analysis, and advocacy opportunities related to immigration and immigrant rights.

Lambda Legal: Lambda Legal is dedicated to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ individuals and people living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work. Their website provides legal resources, information on LGBTQ rights, and ways to get involved in advocacy efforts.

 

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