Teaching Activity. By Doug Sherman. 4 pages.
The author describes how he uses biographies and film to introduce students to the role of people involved in the Civil Rights Movement beyond the familiar heroes. He emphasizes the role and experiences of young people in the Movement.
Teaching Guide. Edited by Deborah Menkart, Alana D. Murray, and Jenice L. View. 2004. 576 pages.
Provides lessons and articles for K-12 educators on how to go beyond a heroes approach to the Civil Rights Movement, with a focus on education, economics, labor, youth, women, and culture.
Book – Non-fiction. By Chris Crowe. 128 pages. 2003. Photos and narrative for high school students.Read more »
Book – Fiction. By Chris Crowe. 2003. 240 pages. Historical fiction for high school students about the murder of Emmett Till.Read more »
Film. Produced and directed by Stanley Nelson. 2003. 60 min.
Documentary on the murder of teenager Emmett Till and the actions of Mamie Till Bradley which helped launch the modern Civil Rights Movement.
Film. Produced by Henry Hampton. Blackside. 1987. 360 min.
Comprehensive documentary history of the Civil Rights Movement.