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African Americans in Clayton Township, New Jersey (1858-1887)
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  • The Civil War
  • High School
About This Lesson With an emphasis on the period of Clayton Township's existence, 1858 to 1887, this microregional study explores the history of...
#BlackLivesMatter: Music in a Movement
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
How have musicians responded to the Black Lives Matter movement? In this lesson, students will read statements from Black Lives Matter and watch a...
"Alright" and the History of Black Protest Songs
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
How have black artists throughout the 20th century used music to speak about racial injustice in America? In this lesson, students compare Kendrick...
"Glory and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement"
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
How does John Legend and Common’s song “Glory” signal Civil Rights movements of the past and the present? In this lesson, students compare the music...
Bayard Rustin: Gay Hero of the Civil Rights Movement
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This age-appropriate lesson plan explores the life and work of Bayard Rustin – the unsung – and openly gay - hero of the Black Civil Rights Movement...
The Long Shadow
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  • English Language Arts
  • High School
Common Core
About the Guide This guide is designed for educators discussing the film THE LONG SHADOW in their high school and middle school classrooms...