- Maya Angelou Brain Pop
- Maya Angelou Bio
- Caged Bird (Recited by many famous faces) - 1:27
- Maya Angelou reciting a speech at Clinton's inauguration
- Maya Angelou audio of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (9:50)
- Frederick Douglass Brain Pop
- Frederick Douglass
- Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
- Underground Railroad Brain Pop
- WEB DuBois
- WEB DuBois mini bio
- The Souls of Black Folk
- Full text of The Souls of Black Folk
- Toni Morrison Bio
- Niagra Movement video (AJC)
- Booker T. Washington (PBS Bio) - helped found/create Tuskegee Institute
- Booker T. Washington (Youtube Bio VIdeo)
- Tuskegee Airmen Brain Pop
- Washington's Atlanta Compromise Speech
- Alice Walker Bio - info in text
- Alice Walker Profile (Youtube)
- Alice Walker - talks The Color Purple
- Zora Neale Hurston Bio
- Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun (Teacher Tube)
- Audio Clip: Their Eyes Were Watching God excerpt
- First two chapters of Their Eyes Were Watching God
- Kahoot for vocab review - quiz is tomorrow
- Langston Hughes Bio (Youtube)
- Mother to Son by Langston Hughes
- I too sing America by Langston Hughes
- Brain Pop on Harlem Renaissance
Black History Vocab:
Civil Rights - the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.
Heritage - property that is or may be inherited; an inheritance;a special or individual possession; an allotted portion.
Abolitionist -a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.
Advocate - (noun) a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
(verb) publicly recommend or support.
Equality - the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.
Prejudice - preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
Segregation - the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart.
Boycott - a punitive ban that forbids relations with certain groups, cooperation with a policy, or the handling of goods.
Justice - just behavior or treatment.
Demonstration - a public meeting or march protesting against something or expressing views on a political issue.