Explore thought- provoking materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.
Students will watch a short video and engage in two primary source activities in order to explore how King’s deep-seated commitment to nonviolence contributed to the expansion of social justice in the United States, particularly for African Americans.
The third Monday in January is a national holiday observing the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Watch this short animated video with your students to learn more about this leader of the civil rights movement and about how we honor him today.