Civil Rights History
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Grades: 3 - 12

On July 2, 1964, 99 years after the original Juneteenth, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. Learn more about this momentous event and the many summers of civil rights protest that had come before to make it possible by viewing Educate.Today videos on the subject.

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    Quick Ideas for Summer Learning through A Civil Rights Summer:

    • Want your child to know more about what it was like to live under segregation? Have them learn through first person memories from people who did by viewing these ET videos.
    • Got a kid who loves biographies? Inspire them to make a video biography of a civil rights pioneer of their choosing through these ET videos.
    • Let your budding historian create their own video sharing their understanding of the reasons for, purpose of, and impacts of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by using videos you can download such as these ET videos.
    • Have a child who loves to write? Inspire their journalist-to-be by going back in time through these ET videos to write an article describing an event or events that influenced the passage of the Civil Rights Act.