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Harriet Tubman's Story
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2020
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
A filmmaker has brought an American heroine to life. The movie Harriet tells the story of Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave who risked her life many...
Debate: Should Congress Consider Reparations for Slavery?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Congress is debating whether and how to compensate the descendants of African-American slaves. Some argue that reparations, which means money paid to...
Written analysis unit plan (Langston Hughes)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The unit plan I designed is for an 11-12th grade English Language Arts classroom; ideally 50-55 minutes per session. The unit plan briefly covers the...
#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...
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...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Speeches
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  • Civil Rights Movement
  • High School
Original resource! A handout containing several MLK speeches, including the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, as well as a series of quotes about...