Cold War: 1945 - 1960, Songs and Poems

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    • Chávez Ravine: A Record by Ry Cooder

    • Songs. By Ry Cooder. 2005. 70 min.
      The story of the Chicano community bulldozed to pave the way for the Dodger Stadium in Santa Monica, told through bilingual songs.

    • Resource Types: Songs and Poems, Spanish/Bilingual | Time Periods: Cold War: 1945 - 1960, 20th Century | Themes: Art & Music, Latino, Organizing, Social Class, Sports | Reading Levels: High School
    • Langston Hughes: "Montage of a Dream Deferred"

    • Film clip. Voices of a People’s History.
      Dramatic reading of Langston Hughes’ “Montage of a Dream Deferred” (1951) by Danny Glover.

    • Resource Types: Films, Songs and Poems | Time Periods: Cold War: 1945 - 1960, 20th Century | Themes: African American | Reading Levels: Grades 6-8, High School