Contemporary Human and Civil
Rights Issues 1970-present
POV's (PBS’s -Point of View-longest running series for independent documentaries) All the Difference produced by Wes Moore
The story of 2 African American males on their journey through high school and college. The All the Difference website includes a College Bound Students' Handbook to help students achieve their college and career goals using resources and strategies that work!
- Facilitator's Guide: http://www.pbs.org/pov/apps/allthedifference/facilitators-guide/
- College Bound Student Handbook: http://www.pbs.org/pov/apps/allthedifference/student-handbook
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Civil Rights Today--Project C final episode Resources
1. Civil Rights Activism, From Martin Luther King To Black Lives Matter Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad of New York Public Library speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the parallels between the civil rights movement and the current Black Lives Matter protests.
2. This is a video of roles women played in the movement. Rosa Parks gets most of the air time related to this question but what about the other women?
3. Resources for Teaching about Race and Racism in America Resources for educators who want to help their students understand what happened in Ferguson and help students work toward a more peaceful community.
4. Teaching Tolerance Resources Resources from Teaching Tolerance related to teaching civil rights in the U.S., living in a diverse world, and The March Continues.
5. What are the Civil Rights Issues of Today? Resource from Annenberg Classroom for excellent civics education.
6. Education Emerges as Prominent Civil Rights Issue, Survey Says from the The New Civil Rights A Project by American University's School of Communication students for Gannett
7. Education is the Civil Rights Issue of Today from The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel
8. Issues and Campaigns from The Leadership Conference information on a variety of civil and human rights issues.
9. Civil Rights in America Today audio from the Diane Rehm radio show
10. For women, economic justice a civil rights issue report from CNN
11. Teaching the Movement 2014: The State of Civil Rights Education in the United States report prepared by the Southern Poverty Law Center
12. Civil Rights Done Right: A Tool for Teaching the Movement resources from Teaching Tolerance
13. Connecting Past and Present With Primary Sources ideas from Social Studies teachers connecting civil rights past and present
14. A Dream We All Can Share Teaching Tolerance resource on how regardless of race we should help students realize they can share the dream
15. Let's Talk! Discussing Race, Racism and Other Difficult Topics With Students resource from Teaching Tolerance to guide teachers in leading difficult conversations with students
16. “Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement” information about the student leaders of the 1960's civil rights movement
17. Ordinary People, Ordinary Places: The Civil Rights Movement lesson plan for Grades 9-12 from the National Endowment for the Humanities
18. Human Rights and You-What is My Role and How Can I Help? information from The Advocates for Human Rights
19. Human Rights Toolkits The Advocates for Human Rights resources including lesson plans, fact sheets about human rights, and presentations
20. What Kids Can Do stories and resources from WKCD -Voices of the Next Generation
21. Human Rights Heroes information on people and organizations that have made a difference and how you can be involved
The Global Goals for Sustainable Development On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.
We The People need you!
What Can I Do? Visit this site to find ways to collaborate and get involved.
Lesson Plans for Educators to introduce the United Nation goals and take action.
"The Graduates/Los Graduados, a new two-part special from filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz, explores the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis through the eyes of six inspiring young students from across the United States who are part of an on-going effort to increase graduation rates for a growing Latino population."
video is what roles did women play in the movement. Rosa Parks gets most of the air time related to this question but what about the other women.