... the best film I've ever seen ... Inspirational!

PRAISE FROM STUDENTS FROM ACROSS AMERICA

Fantastic! ... a cinematic masterpiece.
... Don't blink while watching this film, you won't want to miss anything!

NO ONE KNEW THAT A GROUP OF OKLAHOMA CITY KIDS WERE HEROES. NOT EVEN THE KIDS THEMSELVES.​

On August 19, 1958, a group of black children walked into Katz drugstore, sat at the lunch counter and asked for service. This began their long journey. It never got violent, it never made national news but these kids desegregated every restaurant in Oklahoma City except one before the 1964 Civil Rights Act was made into law. Children of the Civil Rights documentary film shares their six year odyssey to freedom. True story. True heroes.

NO ONE KNEW THAT A GROUP OF OKLAHOMA CITY KIDS WERE HEROES.

NOT EVEN THE KIDS THEMSELVES.

On August 19, 1958, a group of black children walked into Katz drugstore, sat at the lunch counter and asked for service. This began their long journey. It never got violent, it never made national news but these kids desegregated every restaurant in Oklahoma City except one before the 1964 Civil Rights Act was made into law. “Children of the Civil Rights” documentary film shares their six year odyssey to freedom. True story. True heroes.

a story about the strength of the young

FREE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

GET YOUR FREE LINK TO AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JOHN LEWIS, CONGRESSMAN AND NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS HERO. 

WHY WE MADE THIS FILM

Our youth are taking to the streets in protest but do they know …

America’s most successful civil rights demonstration never got violent. … and it was run by six to seventeen year old kids! 

“Children of the Civil Rights” — a beautiful story where the power is in the strength of the young.

This film is their answer (and yours). 

 

TEACHERS

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by teachers at Multicultural Education Institute training.
"Inspiring and amazing film!" "Wonderful." "I've shown 'Eyes on the Prize' for decades and consider myself well read. Never heard of OKC sit-ins and I teach in OK. Thank you!" "Made me want to continue learning more!"

VIDEO LIBRARIAN

Rated 3 1/2 out of 4 star by Video Librarian. Congratulations! That's high marks coming from Video Librarian for a wonderful documentary that my library patrons are going to love. -- Sandy Futrell,
Media Services Director, Oklahoma City Public Library

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT

I attended the 'Children of the Civil Rights' film premiere and I knew then that I had to bring this documentary film and the panel discussion to OCU for my students to see. It was fantastic. What an honor!
-- President Don Betz,
University of Central Oklahoma

SUPERINTENDENT

Bringing Children of the Civil Rights film and panel discussion for all ninth graders is ... "the best thing I've ever done! ... I heard Julia Clifford present at the Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast ... I turned to my assistant superintendent and said, 'we have to have this.'"
-- Dr. Rick Cobb,
Superintendent of MidDel Public Schools

PROFESSORS

Students from Dr. Barry Schreiber, Criminal Justice at St. Cloud University share their reactions. "This was truly a remarkable film!" " A person is never too young to make change." "... very eye opening!" "Who knew young people had so much power?"

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