All Episodes

Awakenings (1954-1956)

Individual acts of courage inspire Black Southerners to fight for their rights.

Fighting Back (1957–1962)

States’ rights, loyalists, and federal authorities collide over school integration.

Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)

Black college students take a leadership role in the Civil Rights Movement.

No Easy Walk (1961-1963)

The Civil Rights Movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations.

Mississippi - Is This America? (1963-1964)

Mississippi’s grassroots Civil Rights Movement becomes an American concern.

Bridge to Freedom (1965)

A decade of lessons is applied in the climactic and bloody march from Selma to Montgomery,

About Eyes on the Prize

EYES ON THE PRIZE tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today. Narrated by political leader and civil rights activist Julian Bond (1940-2015).

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