Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDuration: 50 MinutesDate Posted: 7/7/2008
In this classroom activity, students will identify the purpose and goals of education in American society and explain why African Americans chose to challenge segregated education in their quest for equality. This lesson is part of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Discussions, Museum education, Teaching guides
On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Kha...
racism, civil rights, Brown v. Board of Education, school, Segregation, desegregation, education, Supreme court
A history of black education in the United States.
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