Rolls Down Like Water
The American Civil Rights Movement
The Civil Rights Movement gallery presents the brave fight for equality in The American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Visitors will be immersed in a visceral experience of sights, sounds and interactive displays depicting the courageous struggles of individuals working to transform the United States from Jim Crow laws to equal rights for all.
Featured exhibition spaces:
- Entry Tunnel
- Intro to the 1950s/Urban South
- The Movement Catches Fire
- Freedom Riders Theater
- March on Washington
- Three Hymns
- On That Day (The King Assassination)
The “Rolls Down Like Water” exhibition is curated by Tony Award–winning theatrical playwright and film director George C. Wolfe, chief creative officer of The Center.