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What: This lesson explores what gave those boys and girls the power to stand up for what was right during the Civil Rights Movement; how they reacted to the messages they were getting from society; and what today’s students can learn from those experiences. As part of this discussion, students will draw parallels between today’s gender issues and the Civil Rights movement. Teachers receive the film for free; get the details and download the Teachers’ Guide.

Target grade level: Grades 6-12

Source: Learning for Justice

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