Biographies of African American Men and Women

  Biographies of African American Men and Women   February is Black History Month. To get ready for it, here are some books about important African American men and women who helped influence American history.   Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook Starting with…

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Games about the Civil Rights Movement

  Games about the Civil Rights Movement   Martin Luther King Day is in 10 days. Here are some games about the Civil Rights Movement to get you thinking about an important part of American history.   African American World for Kids   Site lets you play games, send e-cards, and meet kids.   Civil Rights Movement,…

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Activities for Learning about the Civil Rights Movement

  Activities for Learning About the Civil Rights Movement   Monday’s post had lots of books about the American Civil Rights Movement. Here are sites with history, activities, lesson plans, and printables. Most are designed for classroom use, but many can be adapted to use at home.   Civil Rights Activity Book from Teaching Tolerance There…

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Books about the Civil Rights Movement

  Books about the Civil Rights Movement   This fall I was hired to write a book, Nonviolent Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement. Based mostly in the 1950s and 60s, my research taught me a great deal about the movement and the people who were involved. So as preparation for Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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