The African American Civil Rights Movement
Computer/Tablets with internet access
Contains Abusive Language , Violence
Out of the Shadows | Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise
In this lesson, students view video clips from the film Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise covering the strengths and weaknesses of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, as well as the impact of the Black Power movement on civil rights. They also explore Martin Luther King, Jr.’s controversial trip to Chicago that exposed racism and institutional segregation in the North.
How could historical events during the Civil Rights Movement and before help explain the continuing problems of race relations in the 21st century?