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Digital resource for teaching African American history

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Creator:Ford Foundation
Title:Digital resource for teaching African American history

Web site responding to mandates requiring resources for teaching African American history into the social studies curriculum in K-12 public schools, to provide a more inclusive and accurate record of American history. It is designed as a multimedia resource for secondary school teachers to enhance their knowledge and ability in teaching African American history. It includes photographs, audio recordings, news clips, and excerpts of oral history interviews with a descriptive narrative text explaining significant themes and key events in African American history, from slavery to the twenty-first century. The narrative is event driven in order to fit easily into classroom curriculum, while emphasizing the role of the individual.

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 | Maps | Timelines (chronologies) | Photographs | Sound recordings | Letters (correspondence) | Articles | Legislative records | Teaching guides | MovingImage
Subjects:Brown, Oliver, 1918- | Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 | X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers | African Americans--History | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Economic conditions | Segregation--United States | Segregation in education--United States | School integration--United States | Segregation in transportation--Alabama--Montgomery | Boycotts--Alabama--Montgomery | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Sit-ins--United States | Direct action--United States | Project C, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963 | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | United States--Race relations | Race relations | Voter registration--United States | Voting--United States | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Black power--United States | Arts, Black--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | African Americans--Political activity | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Till, Emmett, 1941-1955--Assassination | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298 | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Institution:Columbia Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
Contributors:Columbia Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
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