Grade Range: 6-12Duration: 25 MinutesDate Posted: 12/12/2013
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast, students can hear from civil rights activist Zoharah Simmons about her experiences in the 1964 Freedom Summer project. This interview is from a program presented at the Museum in 2000 called Fighting for My Rights. The resource includes a student worksheet and teacher guide.
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