Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry tells the story of the Logan family combating racial tension and segregation in Mississippi during the Jim Crow Era.
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In the informational text “The Great Depression,” Jessica McBirney discusses the various causes and effects of the Great Depression, as well as how America’s economy eventually recovered.
This informational text details the controversial policies of Reconstruction after the American Civil War.
This NPR interview, broadcast 60 years after Brown vs. Board of Education, discusses the necessity of integration in our modern society, and what remains to be done to improve the state of American education.
In “The Scottsboro Boys,” Jessica McBirney discusses the historic event in which nine black boys were wrongfully accused and convicted of assault.
The informational text “From Slaves to Sharecroppers" describes the sharecropping system that emerged after the end of slavery in the United States.
In the informational text “Financial Literacy,” Jessica McBirney explores the various choices a person can make with their money.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) was an influential African American poet, the son of freed slaves, and friend of Frederick Douglass. In “We Wear the Mask,” Dunbar introduces the idea of hiding behind a metaphorical mask.
In “Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases,” historical activist Ida B. Wells discusses the injustice and horrors of Southern lynch laws, focusing especially on the violence enacted against African Americans following the Civil War and Reconstruction Era.