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Chasing the Dream Exploring Black History


bulletInteractives, games, quizzes

bulletThe making of a King

bulletField of legends:
       Baseball and segregation

bulletInnovators who break
       barriers

bulletNew leaders, old methods

bulletStudent perspectives on
       Black History Month

bulletHistorically black colleges
       find new identities

bulletHunter-Gault: 'Black
       history saved my life'

bulletIssues in the
       African-American community

bulletGlossary

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bulletWebcast basics

bulletWebcast schedule

bulletCNN NEWSROOM:
       History of the blues

bulletHow sweet the sound:
       A conversation with
       Nancy-Elizabeth Fitch

bulletUnit overview

bulletBackgrounders

bulletLesson plan: Picking a leader

bulletLesson plan: African-
       American feats

bulletLesson plan:
       Today's young leaders

bulletGlossary

bulletWeb resources


Author Myrlie Evers-Williams is a trailblazer as an activist for civil rights

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January 31, 2001
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Writing Black examines literature and history written by and about African-Americans.




Look at the History of Black Military Service from the Colonial era through World War II.




Learn more about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the nation's largest and strongest civil rights organization.



We Shall Overcome explores historic places listed on the National Registry.




A HighWired.com lesson plan outlines affirmative action in college admissions.




The Library of Congress presents manuscripts illustrating African-American history and culture.




African-American Odyssey offers information on the civil rights era.




The National Civil Rights Museum delivers a comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement.





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