Inspired by the “I Am a Man” slogan of the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike, visitors become part of the exhibitry by adding their image and a declaration of their identity to an interactive wall.

Interactive mirrors forge an emotional connection between museum visitors and people from around the globe whose rights have been threatened.

For more than two decades, the National Civil Rights Museum has stood at the site of the Lorraine Motel, where civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

A multi-user table highlights key challenges faced by the Civil Rights Movement in the late 1960s, and the divergent philosophies, strategies, and end goals of the movement’s leaders.

Interactive wall maps of the United States show visitors that the segregated schools and lunch counters of the Jim Crow era were not unique to the South.

Animated short films trace the roots of the culture of resistance and illuminate the disparities between the promises of the country’s founding documents and the realities for people of color.