Free virtual civil rights lessons offered online during COVID-19

Published: Mar. 20, 2020 at 2:17 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - 55 years after Bloody Sunday, the fight to guarantee voting rights continues.

The Hutchins Center’s Selma Online is more than a history lesson. It’s a call to action. The curriculum is available online at

Selma Online is a teaching platform that uses scenes from Ava DuVernay’s Selma as a storyboard to bring the voting rights movement to life and invite the next generation to walk in the footsteps of the civil rights crusaders.

The program is a free, online digital education platform. It is interactive and engaging for students and the accompanying teachers’ guide makes it accessible and adaptable for teachers.

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