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Freedom Riders

Recommended for Third Grade to Twelfth Grade

 American Experience "Freedom Riders"
Premiering on Alabama Public Television - Monday, May 16, 2011

Click here to watch the full episode. Click here to see more American Experience.

Teacher's Guide (PDF)

APTPLUS-Alabama Public Television
Alabama Stories "Freedom Rides 1961" videos (10 segments)

APTPLUS-Alabama Public Television
Alabama Stories "Marching Into History" videos (10 segments)

Follow the "Freedom Riders" Blog
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/2011/

Oprah "Freedom Riders" Unite After 50 Years

http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Oprah-Honors-Freedom-Riders

American Experience “Freedom Riders” Trailer and Resources (including other video clips)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/watch

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

Interactive Map of the Freedom Rides
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/rides

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

The Lunch Counter

Go behind the scenes on February 1, 1960 as four African-American students from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical College walked into a Greensboro F.W. Woolworth and sat down at the white-only lunch counter, refusing to leave until they were served.
http://www.objectofhistory.org/objects/intro/lunchcounter/

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

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

Last Updated Aug. 11, 2014

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