The March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration the nation h
Comic Book Hero
Grade Range: 3-5
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 30 minutes
Date Posted: 1/5/2010
Do you have what it takes to be a comic book hero? Take a close look at a comic book from the 1950s and 60s about nonviolence in the civil rights movement and think about ways those tips could help you today. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence, this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.