Civil Rights in Our Schools
February 21, 2019
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Every February students across the country learn about Black History Month, including the civil rights movement. But educating children on the civil rights movement takes on a special role when you’re located in Birmingham, Alabama. Professor Tondra Loder-Jackson dives into the history of civil rights activism in Birmingham’s schools and what teachers today should know as they tackle this important topic in their classrooms.
For more on this topic
Read Loder-Jackson’s SSN brief, How Alabama Can Earn a Straight "A" in Civil Rights Education
Check out her book, Schoolhouse Activists: African American Educators and the Long Birmingham Civil Rights Movement