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Who Was Jim Crow?
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions, VideoLine Productions and Educational Broadcasting Corporation
Prior to the Civil War, in the early part of the 19th century, a white performer created the dancing and singing simpleton character "Jim Crow." The character mocked black people while entertaining white audiences by playing on white bigotry and raci... [more]
January 30, 2012 at 11:28 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Atlanta Riot
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions, VideoLine Productions and Educational Broadcasting Corporation
Although a prosperous African-American middle class had emerged in Atlanta by the early 1900s, it was understood by both whites and blacks that Atlanta was a tense and highly segregated city. In 1906, on the heels of the Thomas Dixon play The Clansme... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 03:36 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Civil Unrest - Challenging Jim Crow
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
This slide show video is accompanied by some text and images. "Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the be... [more]
January 4, 2010 at 09:46 PM
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Ages: 12 - 16
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In the Land of Jim Crow: Using the Vote-Sharing Power
From YouTube, produced by Phoenix Film and Video
African American civil rights workers and elected officials recall the indignities and brutality of racial discrimination and their personal experiences in winning the right to share political power. Interwoven are images that enhance the drama of th... [more]
Found by Barb in Jim Crow
November 17, 2009 at 09:02 PM
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Ages: 12 - 16
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Jim Crow: Vietnam-Dream Shot Down
From YouTube, produced by Phoenix Film and Video
Though courageous in battle from the Revolutionary War on, African-American soldiers have seldom received recognition for their patriotism. In personal testimony, interwoven with compelling images, African-American soldiers speak out about their prof... [more]
Found by Barb in Jim Crow
November 17, 2009 at 09:01 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS Learning Media
In 1902, during the worst years of Jim Crow segregation, Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded the Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina. This segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow shows how, despite pressures to give African American youth only... [more]
February 8, 2012 at 12:19 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Conflict
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions
This video clip from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow identifies two major leaders in the black community during the era of Jim Crow: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. By the turn of the 20th century, Washington was an incredibly popular figure w... [more]
February 7, 2012 at 11:27 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Charles Hamilton Houston: Laying the Groundwork for Integration
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions
Charles Hamilton Houston, former dean of Howard University’s law school and chief legal counsel for the NAACP, believed discrimination in education was symbolic of many forms of discriminations facing African Americans in society. This video shows ho... [more]
February 8, 2012 at 12:11 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Barbara Johns of Farmville, Virginia
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions
This video segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow highlights the struggle to desegregate schools in the era of Jim Crow. In 1951, in the town of Farmville, Virginia, students at Robert Russa Moton High School called a strike, asserting their oppo... [more]
February 7, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Wilmington: A Peaceful City Turned Violent
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Quest Productions, VideoLine Productions and Educational Broadcasting Corporation
This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow examines the factors that lead to violent and irreparable change in Wilmington, North Carolina. In the years following the Civil War, Wilmington, with a prosperous and growing African-American middle clas... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 11:28 PM
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