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It Takes Courage to be Weak ~ Video Segment

Video Segments

These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. These videos are also used in the lesson plan “It Takes Courage to be Weak” (Grades 9-12).

Excerpt from The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 5: “Rise! The Road to Civil Rights.” 

Segment 1: “Rosa Parks”

Segment 2: “Ruby Bridges”

Segment 3: “Preparing for the Sit-In”



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