We found 331 resources with the concept racism
The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMarch 3, 1913, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Learn about the organizers and leaders of the protest with a short video that details how the protest reignited the fight for voting rights and...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Taking the Measure of a Man
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDuring his first few games as the first black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson proved that he could withstand the wily curveball of Johnny Sain as well as the racial epithets shouted from opposing teams' dugouts. A short...
Race Melodrama and Minstrel Shows: Crash Course Theater #30
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDoes theater really influence society? In the nineteenth century, drama displays that depicted the treatment of different races actually contributed to the spread of racism. Scholars view images from such plays to gain a better...
How One Journalist Risked Her Life to Hold Murderers Accountable
5 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewA short video on Ida B. Wells introduces viewers to the work of this fearless investigative journalist whose articles about lynchings focused the country's attention on countless murders of African Americans.
Teaching with Historic Places: Discover the Jackie Robinson Ballpark
5th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewCan sports and popular culture change public opinion? That's the essential question asked by a lesson plan that looks at the role Jackie Robinson's appearance at City Island Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Florida played in the desegregation...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson - A Journey Back to Separate but Equal Conditions
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBaseball great Jackie Robinson fought for social justice. His efforts to push for equal access are detailed in an episode from from the Ken Burns: The Jackie Robinson Collection. After viewing the clip, class members engage in a series...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Integration or Separation?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat happens when change you imagined, the change you were promised, is slow in coming or doesn't happen at all? What do you do with the frustration and disenchantment? Class members watch two clips from the Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson...
Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson Living in Jim Crow America
9th - 12th
New ReviewYour class members may know that Jackie Robinson was the first African American man to play Major League Baseball, but they may not be aware of his efforts to achieve social justice. A clip from Ken Burns: The Jackie Robinson Collection...
The Murder of Emmett Till
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFourteen-year-old Emmett Till was visiting family in Mississippi when he was killed by two white men. An excerpt from the PBS documentary The Murder Of Emmett Till discusses the hate crime and subsequent acquittal of the killers—and how...
Ella Fitzgerald Biography Mini-Unit
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBefore there was Beyonce, before there was Madonna, before there was Cher, there was Ella. Introduce Ella Fitzgerald, The First Lady of Jazz, with a reading comprehension exercise that presents a brief biography of her life and then asks...
A Raisin in the Sun and Dreams Deferred
10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewTo conclude a study of A Raisin in the Sun and to prepare for a visit to the Lewis Museum, class members analyze Langston Hughes' poem "Harlem." Learners then draw connections to characters in the play and to their own experiences by...
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMaya Angelou's first autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the anchor text in a unit that asks readers to examine how personal relationships and the environment impact a writer's point of view. Class members complete a variety...