civil rights

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy on the Supreme Court

Video

In this lesson, learn about the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Music and speeches at the March on Washington

Lesson Plan

Besides Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there were several civil rights’ leaders who spoke and organized the March on Washington. Students will examine these individuals as well as the goals of the March as they pertained to jobs and freedom. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The March on Washington and Its Impact

Lesson Plan

Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

NBA playoff and other pro sports called off in protest of racial injustice

Video

In this NewsHour lesson, learn why all three NBA playoff games on Wednesday were postponed based on players’ decisions to boycott racial injustice. Continue reading

Teachers are the experts at PBS Summer Zoom series

Article

  This summer, NewsHour EXTRA kicked off a weekly Summer Teacher Zoom Series of teacher chats to talk through issues of uncertainty, concern and hope…read more

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.