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“Love is the Message”: Affirmation and Erasure of Black Queerness in Music

How was disco a vital part of the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities in the 1980’s?

Grade Level

12

Teaching Standard

D2.His.1.9-12

Continued Segregation In Our Education System

How did Brown v. Board of Education impact school segregation among African Americans and across American society?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

27

Players and Runs for Homeplate

How did Black athletes resist racial discrimination and racial violence while playing their sport?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

27

International Ripples of the Civil Rights Movement

How has the Civil Rights movement impacted people outside the United States?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

AH3, AH27

The Black Fist Protests

Are Black Athlete protests effective at accomplishing social change?

Grade Level

9, 10

Teaching Standard

OLS.AH.27, OLS.AH.23

Black Activism, Cuba, and Anti-Racism

Why did the Cuban government sympathize with African Americans in the mid-late 1900s?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

USH 27, CWI 9

Black Americans and Education

How did African Americans protest the laws that prevented their formal education at mainstream white institutions and intended to prove their inferiority in the time period before the 1950s?

Grade Level

-

Teaching Standard

AH.12, AH.16, AH.18, AH.27

The Gilligan Case: Police Brutality and Civil Rights in Harlem 1964

The Gilligan Case: Police Brutality and Civil Rights in Harlem 1964

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

27

Black Women Breaking Barriers

What was the impact of Lucy, Hunter, and Malone on higher education?

Grade Level

4-8

Teaching Standard

4.H.2

The Significance of Black History

Why are discussions centered around racism and Black history important?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

12, 32

Don't Call it a Riot

What is the motivation for African American Uprisings?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

27

Black Communism

How did the American Communist Party collaborate with Black Activists to fight for economic and social justice during the 1930’s?

Grade Level

7

Teaching Standard

7, 16

Changing the Narrative

How have monuments and memorials minimized the Black experience in America?

Grade Level

10

Teaching Standard

AH 12, AH 27, CWI 6