James Bevel Lesson

Guiding Question:   Step 1: Listen to James Bevel   Step 2: Explore the Map   Step 3: Examine a Lesson in Nonviolence     Step 4: Apply the Lesson   Other Resources: The History Makers Short Biography of James Bevel SNCC Digital Gateway James Bevel  Scholarship Wesley Hogan, Chapter One, The Nonviolent Anvil in Many […]

Race and Gender Lesson

Guiding Question:   Step 1: Listen to Dorie Ladner   Step 2: Read “Sex and Caste”      Other Resources: SNCC Digital Gateway Mary King and the Status of Women in SNCC  Scholarship  Michelle Moravec, “Revisiting ‘A Kind of Memo,’” March 2017 Kimba Stahler, “The Picket Line as Center Stage: The Student Non-Violent Coordinating […]

Leo Branton Lesson

Guiding Question:   Step 1: Listen to Leo Branton   Other Resources: The History Makers Short Biography of Leo Branton SNCC Digital Gateway Pro-Bono Lawyers  National Lawyers Guild  Scholarship Thomas Miguel Hillbink, “Constructing Cause Lawyering: Professionalism, Politics, and Social Change in 1960s America” (Dissertation, New York University, 2006).  

Teaching

Introduction:  The Tree of Protest links the educational focus of the civil rights movement to new modes of digital and civic pedagogies. Civil rights scholars have increasingly recognized the ways the civil rights movement used education as a form of social change. As a result, organizations and educators have developed a range of lessons that attempt to put […]

Judy Richardson Lesson

Guiding Question: How was a small organization, run mostly by college students and operating out of a small office in Atlanta, able to have such a far-reaching impact on America social, cultural, and political life? And what can we learn from their model of fundraising and recruitment?  Step 1: Listen to Richardson  Judy Richardson joined […]