DocumentStudents will use a video and virtual tour to understand how they are encouraged to organize, resist, and rise up against social injustice.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Tour
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Video Quide
DocumentStudents will use the first 7 questions to help follow the content discussed in the video. The last 2 questions are open-ended questions. Use questions 9 and 10 to start an open discussion on the...
Mahkia Green - Civil Rights Protests
DocumentStudents will use the video "Rise Up" by Mahkia Green and other research to compare and contrast social justice protesters from the past and today.
"Rise Up" by M. Greene | Modjeska Monteith Simkins House
VideoMahkia Green, a Columbia based filmmaker shows parallels between the protesters of the past, with those fighting for social justice today in her film, "Rise Up."
Before Brown: Organizing for Equal Opportunities | Modjeska Monteith Simkins House
VideoModjeska Simkins discusses the lack of basic amenities, and financial problems of the three room school house where her mother and sister worked.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins House - Overview
VideoBuilt between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Civil Rights Important Moments
Students will explore and learn about Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Education, and Little Rock Nine. They will write an essay about what they learned.
Modjeska Simkins | Idella Bodie's SC Women (FULL VERSION)
VideoThis is the story of an African American girl born to a half-white, half-black brick mason who came from relative wealth and married into wealth, but she dedicated her life to helping the...
Native Americans | Road Trip
VideoJohn Trudell, a Native American activist, talks about an often overlooked group of people. Trudell shares how Native Americans fit into the fight for civil rights. Connections, P.A. Bennett, ETV, 2002
Bloody Sunday | Road Trip
VideoCivil Rights leaders try to desegregate the most racist capital in the nation, Birmingham, Alabama. On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S...