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Lessons and Resources for Black History Month

Constitutional Rights Foundation has just published online free Lessons and Resources for Black History Month. It includes 25 items — lessons, readings, profiles, lists, and a guide for community service projects.

Lessons

  • BEGINNINGS
  • An Overview of the African American Experience
  • The Slave Trade
  • The Constitution and Slavery
  • Slavery in the American South
  • Moving Toward Equality Under Law
  • CIVIL WAR
  • Black Troops in Union Blue
  • 15th Amendment
  • ERA OF LEGAL SEGREGATION
  • Jim Crow
  • Race and Voting in the Segregated South
  • THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
  • Social Protests
  • In the Courts
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1965

Profiles

  • Frederick Douglass
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Marcus Garvey
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • Mohandas Gandhi
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Thurgood Marshall

Lists

  • 75 Remarkable African Americans
  • Literature by and about African Americans
  • Films on the African-American Experience

Taking Action

  • Guide for Positive Change

Lessons and Resources for Black History Month.