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Gloria Hemphill, Speaking About Her Father, Jesse Owens

Video Overview
Gloria Hemphill is the daughter of the famous athlete Jesse Owens. Ms. Hemphill talks about her father and his legacy. Jesse Owens was born in Alabama and became an athlete in the field of track and field, shattering a number of world records while in college. He won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin. Later in his life he became an inspirational public speaker. Owens continues to receive awards, even after his death in 1980. Owens was one of the honorees featured in the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar. >
Extension Activities

Thinkfinity Lesson Plan
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/kennedy-administration-and-civil-rights-movement

Black History Resources
http://www.aresearchguide.com/300-331.html#301.45 (scroll down to Dewey Decimal number 305.896 for more)

Interactive Civil Rights Timeline
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/jbalkin/brown/index.html

History Mystery-Interactive Game
Civil Rights Part 1 - Solve the mystery in the fewest clues
http://teacher.scholastic.com/histmyst/start.asp?game=2

The Road to Civil Rights - An Interactive Map
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/green/sns-civilrights-maps,0,5200761.mapmashup

Last updated Feb. 3, 2012

Alabama Course of Study
Social Studies

Grade 2
2.) Identify past and present contributions of a variety of individuals who have overcome difficulties or obstacles to achieve goals.

Grade 4
10.) Describe significant social and educational changes in Alabama during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
13.) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians.
14.) Describe the social, political, and economic impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement on Alabama.
15.) Identify major world events that have impacted Alabama since 1950.

11th Grade
12.) Trace events of the modern Civil Rights Movement from post-World War II to 1970 that resulted in social and economic changes, including the Montgomery bus boycott, the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, the march on Washington, and the Freedom Rides.

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Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting