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Becoming Billie Holiday

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Alabama Book Festival


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Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School and the Alabama Book Festival

Overview:

Carole Boston Weatherford was interviewed about her book, Becoming Billie Holiday. The interview was prepared, filmed, edited, and rendered by students from Brewbaker Tech High School and took place at the Alabama Book Festival in Montgomery, Alabama on April 18, 2009.


Length: 19:54

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[T1] ALS (4) 14: Describe the social, political, and economic impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement on Alabama.
[T1] US4 (6) 13: Describe the role of major civil rights leaders and significant events occurring during the modern Civil Rights Movement.
[T1] CIT (7) 12: Explain how the United States can be improved by individual and collective participation and by public service.

 


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