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Col. R. J. Lewis

Video Overview
Col. R.J. Lewis is a second generation Tuskegee Airman. From his interaction with the Tuskegee Airmen and his time in the military, he learned many life lessons. His message to youth consists of 5 "P's" for Success: 1. Always have a Purpose and a Plan. 2. Prepare yourself in school. 3. Develop Passion for what you choose to do in life. 4.Persevere; do NOT give up! 5. When the door of opportunity opens; step in, take charge, and then Perform to the best of your abilities. The Tuskeegee Airmen were honored on 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

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.
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.

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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