This activity teaches the definition of discrimination in a way that is relatable for small children. Students will then talk about Civil Rights and how African Americans were discriminated. Teacher will check for understanding with a game from the lesson plan fair and unfair.
This teaching guide helps teachers guide students through the civil rights movement.
Lunch Counter and Freedom Riders
This is a Civil Rights Museum exhibit on the lunch counter and freedom riders.
Eyes on the Prize
This is a video clip of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
This documentary demonstrates the mistreatment of African Americans between Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement.
Alabama African American History Calendar Project
Events in history help complete the understanding of African American history. This website provides a month-by-month outline of historic dates relevant to Alabama African American history offers readers a perspective that compliments the biographical data on African American leaders. This timeline view helps complete the picture of the African American impact on Alabama and United States history. A free, downloadable calendar with historic events from African American history can also be found on this site.