Handouts & Sample Lessons


Introduction by Jenice L. View

Section 1: Reflections on Teaching about the Movement

Uncovering the Movement: A Staff Development Seminar [Handout 1] [Handout 2] by Alana D. Murray

Section 2: Citizenship and Self-Determination

Women’s Work: The Untold Story of the Civil Rights Movement by Deborah Menkart, Jenice L. View and Alana D. Murray
Montgomery Bus Boycott—Organizing Strategies and Challenges [Handouts] by Alana D. Murray with elementary version by Maggie Nolan Donovan
Voices of Black Liberation by Larry Miller
Freedom Song: Tactics for Transformation [Handouts] by Alana D. Murray
The Black Panther Party: Legacy and Lessons for the Future [Handouts] by Debbie Wei
What We Want, What We Believe [Handouts] by Wayne Au
The Massacre at Tlatelolco, Mexico [Handouts] by Octavio Ruiz, et al.
Vietnam: An Antiwar Comic Book by Julian Bond and T. G. Lewis
Movers and Movements: Fighting for Social Justice in South Africa [Handouts] by Brenda Randolph
The Bloody Wake of Alcatraz: Political Repression of the American Indian Movement During the 1970s by Ward Churchill
Hidden in Plain Sight: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Radical Vision by Craig Gordon
Bring It On!: Stories and Strategies for First Grade by Maggie Nolan Donovan

Section 3: Education

Each School Had a Graveyard: Native American Boarding Schools [Handouts] by Deborah Menkart
New Kent School and the George W. Watkins School: From Freedom of Choice to Integration by Jody Allen, Brian Daugherity, and Sarah Trembanis
Acting for Justice by Linda Christensen
A School Year Like No Other: Eyes on the Prize [Handouts] by Bill Bigelow

Section 4: Economic Justice

Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union: Black and White Unite? [Handouts] by Bill Bigelow and Norman Diamond
El Acto: Studying the Mexican-American Experience through Farmworkers’ Theatre [Handouts] by George W. Chilcoat
Painting a Picture of the Movement: From Aaron Douglas to the Memphis Sanitation Workers [Additional Lessons] by Patty Bode and Stephanie Schmidt
South African Unions Struggle for Justice [Handouts] by Bill Bigelow

Section 5: Culture

Understanding Self-Defense in the Civil Rights Movement Through Visual Arts [Find art here] by Sonia James-Wilson
Black History Month Shall Set You Free by Jimi Izrael
Big Shoes to Fill by Debora Kodish and Teresa Jaynes

Looking Forward

Resource Guide
National Standards Met by This Publication