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Unit TitleAuthor

2020


“Free To Be ME”

Charlene Jones
Keywords: abolitionist, bullying, by-stander, campaign, Middle School, Slavery, students, up-standers

Can the New Histories of Slavery Create Compassion In Youth

Donna Butler-Jones
Keywords: African American History, Black History month, Slavery

Welcome to America: Enslaved Diasporic and Indigenous People

Jeri Johnson, M.S. Ed., M.S. School Psychology
Keywords: Afircan American History, American History, indigenous people, Slavery

Slavery: A Tough Lesson to Learn

Margo Pinckney-Wilson
Keywords: diversity, poetry, Slavery

Forging A Connection: Releasing the bondage of internalized oppression through quality social studies instruction

Sondra W. Gonzalez
Keywords: abolitionist, internalized racism. vacant esteem. ever-present anger. racial socialization, Slavery

The Dis-Connection of Our Roots

Stephanie M. Robinson
Keywords: roots, Slavery, African American History

From “We Shall Overcome” to “Black Lives Matter”: Learning from the Present, Building on the Past

Geoffrey Winikur
Keywords: feminist pedagogy, civil rights, collaborative learning, culturally responsive teaching, dialogic teaching, inquiry-based learning, Black Lives Matter, Black Art

Teaching African American Culture Through Cinema

Chanelle Harley
Keywords: film, History, community, African American culture, cinema, American History

The Ongoing Black Freedom Struggle: Expanding the Single Story of the Civil Rights Movement

Pearl Jonas
Keywords: film, Civil Rights Movement, History, American History

Lasting Effects of Slavery

Victor M. Pomales Jr.
Keywords: film, social studies, Slavery, African American History

2017


Jazz as Black History: Teaching African American History Through Musicology

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: African American History, American History, Bebop, Grades 9-12, Jazz, Jazz History, Jazz Studies, Literature, Music History, Music Studies, Musicology, Swing Music, The Harlem Renaissance, The Jazz Age, World War II

Music as Activism: Warrior’s Don’t Cry and Protest in the Civil Rights Movement

Renae Curless
Keywords: African American History, African American literature, Civil Rights Movement, integration, little rock, melba patillo beals, Music, poetry, racism, segregation

2016


“Men of Bronze”: Reflecting on Legacy of the Hellfighters of Harlem

Tara Ann Carter
Keywords: African Americans, comic books, English, graphic novels, Harlem Hellfighters, History, Max Brooks, Military History, New York, primary source documents, Secondary Source Documents, Sociology, soldiers, The Great Migration, World War I, Writing Workshop

The Haitian Revolution and Governor General Toussaint Louverture: A Biography

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: High School, social studies

2015


“Moving on Up”: The Causes and the Impact of the Great Migration on African Americans

Tonya R. Oniyama
Keywords: African American History, eleventh grade, inquiry-based learning, ninth grade, tenth grade, The Great Migration, world history

2014


The Seminole and African Collaboration: An Alliance for Survival

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: Abraham, African American History, Alachua chief, American History, Andrew Jackson, Asi Yahola, Battle at Hatcheelustee Creek, Battle at Jupiter Inlet, Battle of Lockahatchee, Battle of Okeechobee, Battle of Wahoo Swamp, Ben Bruner, Black Seminoles, Coacoochee, Colonial Florida, Dade’s Massacre, Destruction of St. John’s Sugar Plantations, Duncan Clinch, Edmund P. Gaines, First Battle of Withlacoochee, Francis L. Dade, freedom fighters, Geechee, Gullah, History, John Caesar, John Horse, La Florida, Luis Fatio Pacheco, Micanopy, Micconuppe, Mikasuki, Native American History, Negro Fort Massacre, Osceola, runaway slaves, Second Battle of Withlacoochee, Seige of Camp Izard, Seminole maroons, Seminoles, St. Augustine, St. John Slave Revolt, Thomas Sidney Jesup, Tuskegee, Wild Cat, Zachary Taylor

2013


“Everybody But Me”: The Historical Implications of the Struggle for Civil Rights on Culture, Education, and Politics in the 21st Century

Erin Bloom
Keywords: African American History, civil rights, education, History, Politics, Slavery

Abraham Lincoln: Discovering an Iconic President

Teresa Coyle-Kahn
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, African American History month, Government, Presidents

The Civil Rights Era

Richard P. Holmes
Keywords: American History, civil rights, civil rights era

The American Civil War and African American Emancipation: A Documentary Analysis

Keysiah Middleton
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, African American History, capitalism, Civil War, emancipation, History, Middle School, primary source documents