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Making a Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement

See how advocates for — and against — change in the civil rights era leveraged the five freedoms of the First Amendment to make their voices heard.

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Media Literacy

The lessons in this unit teach students to think critically about news coverage during the civil rights movement and today. They learn how the press works and the social and technological challenges reporters faced, then and now.

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