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The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

Lesson Plan

This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. 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

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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

Q&A with author Kenneth C. Davis on slavery, America’s “great contradiction”

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Book cover of “In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis   Editor’s…read more

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