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Episode 1 - The Children's March

Original Webcast Date:

29-Oct-13

Middle School | High School

US History

Project C- Episode 1 Clips

BONUS: Q&A

Length: 10:56

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Length: 06:08

The Children's March

Length: 05:09

Reflection

Length: 02:00


About

In 1963, Birmingham, Alabama was on the frontline of the American Civil Rights Movement. This first episode explores these events as our student reporters begin a journey to discover how the civil rights movement is still relevant today. On the way they visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Bethel Baptist Church and more, to speak with experts. Then Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Ahmad Ward, Director of Education for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, answer viewer questions.


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Resources

How do we overcome persistent racial biases when they go unnoticed? In this straightforward talk, educator Ahmad Ward challenges some conventional wisdom and explores what it will take to truly make our country exceptional. Ahmad Ward challenges younger generations to change the dynamic of race and class in America to get the nation closer to a post-racial experience. A North Carolina native, Ahmad is the Head of Education and Exhibitions at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, where his responsibilities include public programming, teacher workshops, and training sessions.

Separate and Unequal in 1963:
How Can We Create a Fair Society?

Issue Guide

This issue guide is a companion piece to Project C. It was created to encourage open discussions and civic engagement by highlighting important events and actions within the civil rights movement.

The book was developed by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life which is a non-profit organization that works with citizens who want to make positive, innovative decisions that lead to action in their communities on issues that concern them. The center works to encourage sustainable community practices that are aimed at building and preserving a healthy democracy.

Click here for the E-book Click here for a print-ready pdf

Video: Separate and Unequal in 1963

 

Children's March foot soldiers, Freedom Riders, Birmingham residents, Historians and Activists share their personal experiences of segregation in Birmingham in 1963. These interviews set the context for Separate and Unequal in 1963: How Can We Create a Fair Society? Issue Guide.

Video: Becoming an Effective Moderator

 

This video is your guide to becoming an effective moderator by encouraging decision making using the issue book above.

 


Sponsors

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is made possible through the generous support of:

  • Alabama Humanities Foundation, a program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • American Graduate, a program of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Cy Pres Fund
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo

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