Crossroads of History Project

Black Americans as Activists in Tennessee


Overview:This activity was produced in conjunction with The Library of Congress and the TPS at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. This activity allows learners to examine and listen to first-hand accounts and primary sources images of history during the Civil Right time period. This activity will allow learners to develop empathy and understanding of:why someone might feel they should protest or stand up for their we can interact and respect others who may be different or have experiences we cannot fully understand.

Subject: Educational Technology, U.S. History, Cultural Geography, Ethnic Studies

Level: Upper Primary, Middle School, High School

Material Type: Lesson