Want to bring abolitionism, jazz and Marcus Garvey into your classroom? Check out these PBS lesson plans and get your students excited.
Africans in America
Learn about the legal foundations for slavery and explore autobiographical writings by slaves.
Research the economics of slave society and use primary sources to plan a slavery debate between
famous 18th century figures. [ Grades 9-12 ]
Journey to Peace
Learn about slave trading in Senegal, apartheid in South Africa and slavery in the
United States and debate appropriate acts of apology and reconciliation; also learn
techniques for active listening. [ Grades 9-12 ]