civil rights

Classroom Resource: Share with your students what made Cicely Tyson a pioneering icon

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. To read a transcript of the video, click here. Summary: Cicely…read more

Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as a work of literature

Lesson Plan

Students will study Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and discuss the literary influences on King’s speech. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: What is felony disenfranchisement?

Lesson Plan

Discuss ways people convicted of crimes are punished beyond prison as part of our Searching for Justice series of lessons. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Voter suppression then and now

Lesson Plan

Explore voter suppression in the United States from Reconstruction to today. Continue reading

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