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Contextualizing the March on Washington The 1963 March on Washington was a promise of unity. Help your students appreciate the significance of this event – and its role in the larger Civil Rights Movement. Discover more in this collection of lesson plans, firsthand accounts, and more primary sources to share with your class. EXPLORE COLLECTION . Understand the Remarkable Life of Sojourner Truth...
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Knowitall Collections make it easy to find what you need! You may even find things you didn't know you needed! Check out our African American History and Martin Luther King Collections ! New this month on Let’s Go! are a tour of the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum and the Mann-Simons Site . Visit and explore! Try out our VRs! Let’s Go! Please be sure to view our complete...
SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree, David "Dave the Potter" Drake
David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is recognized as the first enslaved potter to inscribe his work. Dave is thought to be born around 1801 on a plantation in N.C...
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​ Reconstruction 360 Reconstruction 360 is SCETV’s new web and mobile application that brings contemporary scholarship about Reconstruction to a project designed for mobile devices. Intended for the general public, students and educators, Reconstruction 360 uses 360° videos and short documentary films to shed light on the Reconstruction era. The project focuses on the theme of land and labor,...
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Looking for an amazing MLK lesson? LearningWhy has you covered. Log in and try this lesson, Out of the Shadows , with suggested video clips included! # TeachersMakeaDifference # MLK # Also, view the resources from Knowitall.org's Martin Luther king Collection here .
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Happy New Year to all! This month, Knowitall features resources for Martin Luther King Day and African American History Month . Our Holocaust Remembrance Collection provides resources for International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Throughout the month, be sure to visit What’s New on Knowitall and Knowitall Factoids , where each date brings a resource you may not...

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