Category Archives: Civil Rights

16th Street Baptist Church and Kelly Ingram Park (Civil Rights Movement) Birmingham, Alabama

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16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Alabama) The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing occurred on September 15, 1963, when four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted dynamite beneath the steps on the east side of the church. The explosion killed four young … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks Arrest Records (1955) Primary Source Analysis Activity

       Primary Source Documents: Arrest Records of Rosa Parks (1955) Click on the links below to download primary source documents and analysis form. arrest-records-of-rosa-parks – primary source documents box-model-analysis – analysis form

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Rosa Parks Bus Seating Diagram (1956) Civil Rights Era: Primary Source Analysis Activity

Rosa Park’s Bus Seating Diagram as presented in federal court. Primary Source Analysis Activity: Step One: With Rosa Park’s name blanked out, students will examine the diagram. Step Two: Students will answer analysis questions and attempt to determine the historical … Continue reading

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Black Panther Party Platform (1966) Primary Source Analysis Activity

Primary Source Analysis Activity: The Black Panthers are the most notable militant black rights groups of the 1960’s. Many of the organization’s incredible community efforts were lost by some of the membership highly publicized illegal activities. The group’s political platform … Continue reading

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