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Vivian D. Figures

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Vivian Figures, Senator Michael Figures' widow, recounts the highlights of Michael's life. Michael was one of the first three African Americans to earn his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law. In 1987 Figures won a major victory against the Ku Klux Klan. Michael Figures was one of the honorees featured in the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar. >
Extension Activities

"Get on the Bus" 2011 Recreation of the 1961 Freedom Rides
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/2011/itinerary/

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 4

10.) Describe significant social and educational changes in Alabama during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
15.) Identify major world events that have impacted Alabama since 1950.

Grade 7 Citizenship: Living in My World
11.) Describe examples of conflict, cooperation, and interdependence of groups, societies, and nations, using past and current events.

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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IQ Leaning Network

Video Library

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