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Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Part II
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTrack the transformation of Malcolm Little into Malcolm X and then into El Jajj Malik El-Shabazz with the second part of Make it Plain, a documentary on the famous civil rights activist. Viewers consider not only how events shaped and...
Malcolm X: Make It Plain, Part I
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMalcolm X was a complicated man that few in white America understood. After sharing what they know or think they know about this civil rights leader, about nationalism and Black Nationalism, class members view a two-part documentary...
Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Talk It Out
9th - 12th
New ReviewTo demonstrate their understanding of the differences in the philosophies of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X class members read short biographies of the two famous civil rights leaders, analyze statements made by both men, and then...
How Can Poetry Make People Think and Care?
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCan beautiful words change the world? Literary scholars discover how to paint their visions of change using poetry in a series of three workshops. Each independent topic gives participants a chance to examine their feelings about...
History of Media Literacy Part 2: Crash Course Media Literacy
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow did radio and television impact media literacy? Explore the rise of protectionism using a video, part of a Crash Course media literacy series. Scholars discover the social, moral, and political sides of media analysis and criticism.
A Documents-Based Lesson on the Voting Rights Act
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the Voting Rights Act affect the daily lives of American citizens? A document-based activity developed by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating committee (SNCC) presents a case study of the impact of the Voting Rights Act of 1965...
Racial Equality: How Far Have We Come and How Far Do We Have To Go?
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is everyone treated fairly in America? The culminating fifth lesson from a series of five has pupils explore racial inequalities from the 1960s and decide whether or not society has changed over time. The lesson comes with a speech from...
Boston vs Bullies: Facilitator's Guide
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Score a big win for your school's environment with top-notch bullying prevention resources! The downloadable materials feature prominent sports figures from the Boston area talking about their experiences with bullying. Appropriate for...
Making the Case for Equality: A Comparison
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King Jr's " I Have a Dream" speech and Atticus Finch's closing argument during the trial of Tom Robinson both address the societal need to overcome racism. After examining the rhetorical devices and figurative language used...
An Introduction to Chinua Achebe's An Image of Africa
3 mins 9th - 12th
In An Image of Africa, Chinua Achebe calls out Joseph Conrad for his racist attitudes in Heart of Darkness. Achebe contents that despite the fact that Conrad's novel is a blistering attack on Colonialism in the Congo, his characters are...
An Introduction to Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the War on Drugs responsible for the inordinate number of black Americans sent to prison for non-violent drug offensives? That's MIchelle Alexander's contention in her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of...