A Multicultural List of Civil Rights Documentaries: “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” (2005)

A Multicultural List of Civil Rights Documentaries: “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” (2005)

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One of my favorite pictures is this photo of a young protester carrying a “girls are strong” sign. This photo was taken during an ERA march demanding equal rights for women in Tacoma, WA, 1982. Perhaps I like it because the girl seems to be skipping (or running) with a determined look on her face. With a sign that appears to have been written by her and a shirt stating “The ERA is for my future” she is, in some ways, a symbolic reminder that fighting for civil rights, whether it’s based on…

One of my favorite pictures is this photo of a young protester carrying a “girls are strong” sign. This photo was taken during an ERA march demanding equal rights for women in Tacoma, WA, 1982. Perhaps I like it because the girl seems to be skipping (or running) with a determined look on her face. With a sign that appears to have been written by her and a shirt stating “The ERA is for my future” she is, in some ways, a symbolic reminder that fighting for civil rights, whether it’s based on…

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Susan B. Anthony, once caught voting before the 19th amendment passed, and was scolded. She insisted on being arrested, not wanting to be treated differently based on sex

Susan B. Anthony, once caught voting before the 19th amendment passed, and was scolded. She insisted on being arrested, not wanting to be treated differently based on sex

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Bernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in earlyBernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in early organizing of the Selma Voting Rights Movement. Here are other inspiring facts to know about civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette:   1. Born in Tampa, Florida on July..  The post 14…

Bernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in earlyBernard Lafayette, Jr. is a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He played a leading role in early organizing of the Selma Voting Rights Movement. Here are other inspiring facts to know about civil rights activist Bernard Lafayette: 1. Born in Tampa, Florida on July.. The post 14…

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Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

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What's an Analogy?    by Ann Reckner	Send this Page to a Friend!  An analogy is a type of word problem that often appears on standardized tests. It is made up of two word pairs, like this:

What's an Analogy? by Ann Reckner Send this Page to a Friend! An analogy is a type of word problem that often appears on standardized tests. It is made up of two word pairs, like this:

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Dorothy Irene Height was an  administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemDorothy Irene Height was an  administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She has often been referred to as the “godmother of the women’s movement” of civil rights. Here are a few other amazing facts to know about…

Dorothy Irene Height was an administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemDorothy Irene Height was an administrator, educator, and civil rights activist. She mainly focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She has often been referred to as the “godmother of the women’s movement” of civil rights. Here are a few other amazing facts to know about…

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List of Civil Rights Era & Slavery Books for Kids Beautifully illustrated picture books introduce civil rights / slavery topics to modern children in a rich & accurate way without frightening them with chilling details.  For older kids, harshly realistic stories evoke extremely valuable emotions, just as valuable as the history lessons they contain. Finally kids have access to a history that is so much richer, more personal & affecting than the white-washed version I grew up with.

List of Civil Rights Era & Slavery Books for Kids Beautifully illustrated picture books introduce civil rights / slavery topics to modern children in a rich & accurate way without frightening them with chilling details. For older kids, harshly realistic stories evoke extremely valuable emotions, just as valuable as the history lessons they contain. Finally kids have access to a history that is so much richer, more personal & affecting than the white-washed version I grew up with.

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