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Civil Rights During World War II
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  • Civil Rights Movement
  • High School
This lesson is meant to integrate a Black History Month lesson with a unit on World War II. The opening class discussion gets students thinking about...
#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...
Music History: Blind Willie Johnson and the Music Sent to Space
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Pennsylvania DOE
Students will learn about one of the most influential blues guitarist of the early 1900s, Blind Willie Johnson. They will read an article detailing...