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Simple justice 2 : social science evidence

American experience (Television program). 1993-01-18, Simple justice--excerpts

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Title:Simple justice 2 : social science evidence | American experience (Television program). 1993-01-18, Simple justice--excerpts

In this video segment, African American psychologist Dr. Kenneth B. Clark conducts his famous "doll test," designed to gather social science evidence of the effects of racial discrimination. That evidence would eventually be presented in Brown v. Board of Education. to argue that racial discrimination in public schools was a violation of the Constitution and psychologically harmful to African American children.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Collection funded by: Opensource.

Grade range: 6-12.

Part of the series "Simple Justice" series : 1. A Handful of Evidence -- 2. Social Science Evidence -- 3. The Trial Begins -- 4. Arguing the Fourteenth Amendment -- 5. Marshall's Closing Arguments -- 6. Justice Warren Reads the Decision.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Videorecordings
Subjects:Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005 | Clark, Mamie Phipps | Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 | African American scientists | African American men | African American women | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Education | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | United States--Social conditions | Race discrimination--United States | United States--Race relations | Sabbath schools--United States | Public schools--United States | Equality--United States | Education--United States | United States. Supreme Court | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Howard University | American Experience (Television program) | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Simple Justice (PBS) | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
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The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

Forms part of: American Experience (PBS Television Series).

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