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CIVIL RIGHT'S MOVEMENT

American Experience: Scottsboro
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/
scottsboro/tguide/index.html

Learn how the trial of nine black teenagers, falsely accused
of rape by two white women, yield two momentous Supreme
Court decisions and give birth to the Civil Rights Movement.
[ Grades 9-12 ]

Journey To Peace
http://www.pbs.org/journeytopeace/
teachers/index.html

Explore how race, ethnicity, nationality, culture, gender, and religion affect one's sense of identity. Design and lead a community discussion about contemporary race relations.
[ Grades 9-12 ]

The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords
http://www.pbs.org/blackpress/
educate_event/index.html

Discover how African American newspapers from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Era spread the issues and concerns of blacks.
[ Grades 9-12 ]

Wayback: Stand Up For Your Rights
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/
amex/kids/civilrights/

Read about the Little Rock Nine and take the civil rights quiz.
[ Grades 3-8 ]

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RACE RELATIONS

Jefferson's Blood
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/
teach/diversity/jefferson/

Learn about recent evidence supporting Jefferson's relationship with Sally Hemings, and read some of Jefferson's writings on race relations.
[ Grades 9-12 ]

Forgotten Fires
http://www.pbs.org/forgottenfires/
educators_a.html

Investigate and discuss the burning of two black churches near Manning, South Carolina, by a young convert to the Ku Klux Klan.
[ Grades 11-12 ]

Not in Our Town
http://www.pbs.org/niot/resources/index.htm
Discover how ordinary people can and do shed their passivity, engage in the democratic process and help create a society that values diversity and human rights. Discuss the struggles of different groups commonly targeted by supremacist and hate activity.
[ Grades 11-12 ]

American Experience: America 1900
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/amex/
1900/tguide/index.html

Investigate technology, immigration, foreign policy,
suffrage, and racism at the turn of the century.
[ Grades 9-12 ]

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Miss Black America

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