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Civil Rights Movement: "Black Power" Era

Civil Rights Movement: "Black Power" Era

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Civil Rights Movement: "Black Power" Era Teacher Pass

Civil Rights Movement: "Black Power" Era Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Kanye and Jay-Z

This is one way to get students to connect to the concept of Black Power: talk to them about how it's expressed these days and how it's similar to and different from the Black Power of the 60s.


"Specifically, Watch the Throne is about black power, although the Black Panthers might not recognise it as such."