Wiley College Debate Team Links
The Real Great Debaters on Facebook.com
The Real Great Debaters on MySpace.com
Black History Uncovered
Other Films from AMS Pictures
Civil Rights Museum
Website for the national Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, housed in the hotel in which Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1985
Website for the landmark 14-hour documentary series chronicling America’s epic civil rights movement. Produced by Blackside, the series won six Emmys, an Academy Award nomination, the George Foster Peabody Award, and the duPont-Columbia award for excellence in broadcast journalism. In 1990, eight more hours were broadcast as Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Racial Crossroads (1965–1985).
Leadership Council on Civil Rights
Organization was founded by A. Phillip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, and Arnold Aronson. Website is a clearinghouse of civil rights news and information.
The Civil Rights Project
Current research and initiatives on the contemporary civil rights movement.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Federal initiative to investigate complaints, collect information, evaluate laws and policies, publish information, issue public service announcements, and submit reports and recommendations to the President and Congress.
Voices of Civil Rights
Personal accounts of America's struggle to fulfill the promise of equality for all, collected and preserved by AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress.
American Forensic Association
Professional organization for forensics teachers in college and high school.
American Parliamentary Debate Association
An intercollegiate debate association, founded in 1981, that serves over 50 member schools and hundreds of debaters and organizes local and national tournaments in the style of two-person parliamentary debates at the college level.
Associated Leaders of Urban Debate
Out-reach organization that works with urban communities to customize debate initiatives for inner-city youth.
Commission on Presidential Debates
Documents presidential debates with video and transcriptions and supports grassroots and student forums.
Cross Examination Debate Association
The largest intercollegiate policy debate association, CEDA sanctions tournaments, serves as a professional organization for teachers, and publishes a refereed journal.
Clearinghouse of information about debate provided by the University of Vermont.
International Debate Education Association
Organization organizes and promotes debate and active citizenship through debate clubs, programs, and individuals around the world. Includes several interactive components like a blog, discussion boards, and reports from citizen journalists.
International Public Debate Association
A national debate league active in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Washington, Idaho, Florida, and Oklahoma.
National Debate Tournament
Site manages tournament enrollment and judging for college-level debates, and includes history of tournament and links to university programs.
White House Initiatives on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
List of 2-year and 4-year higher education institutions in alphabetical order by state.
Other Topics of Interest
Love Cemetery, Unburying the Secret History of Slaves.