Art of the Civil Rights Movement - Use Art to Teach History - the Art Curator for Kids

Art of the Civil Rights Movement

This article includes powerful Civil Rights Movement art to use in history lessons. The information and discussion questions make it easy to integrate art.

Civil Rights is a topic as relevant today as it was 60 years ago Here are some great Civil Rights movies for middle and high school to stir discussion!

Civil Rights Movies for Middle School and High School

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

The New Jim Crow : Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Michelle Alexander points out that we have not ended racial caste in America: we have simply redesigned it.

If you teach social justice in any way in your classroom, you'll love this blog post of various social justice books!

Picture Books About Social Justice

These books can be used to highlight injustices that have taken place and can be a good jumping point for civil rights discussions.

Picture and chapter books for kids ages 4 to 14 about the non-famous, regular people who dared to stand up for American Civil Rights. Includes fiction and non-fiction. Chosen by a children's librarian.

Chosen by a children's librarian, picture and chapter books for kids ages 4 to about the non-famous, regular people who dared to stand up for American Civil Rights. Includes fiction and non-fiction.

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson.

Brown Girl Dreaming (Newbery Honor Book) by Jacqueline Woodson Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

Many of these picture books would be great for launching Civil Rights discussions in the upper elementary classroom.

Beyond Martin Luther King Jr.

Susan B. Anthony, once caught voting before the 19th amendment passed, and was scolded. She insisted on being arrested, not wanting to be treated differently based on sex

17 Photos of History's Most Rebellious Women

Susan Brownell Anthony - Prominent American civil rights leader played pivotal role in century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage in US. Co-founder of Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President.

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