Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Worksheets, Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 15 Minutes
Date Posted: 11/12/2013
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, hear activist and Mississippi native June Johnson discuss her work in the civil rights movement, including during Mississippi Freedom Summer. Johnson was a teenager when she became active in the movement, and worked alongside Fannie Lou Hamer and others. The podcast includes a teachers guide and worksheet for students. Students can read more about her life in this article from the Washington Post.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)