History in the First Person: Race and Civil Rights–Where Is Jim Crow Now?

One hundred years ago Jim Crow laws were commonplace. Today America’s laws are different, but headlines still remind us of continuing struggles in the movement for equal legal treatment. View this archived program for a conversation on the status of the civil rights movement. Talk with individuals who experienced racial segregation and discrimination first hand. Meet documentarians and activists learning from the past and seeking change today. Consider your place in the conversation around civil rights. To obtain more details about the program including related curriculum standards, program objectives, a time-coded program agenda, related learning activities, and additional video and web resources related to the program, click on the Educational Materials tab.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am