Teaching About the Civil Rights Movement: Background Reading

This is a sampling of the vast print resources available on the Civil Rights and related movements for social justice as detailed in Putting the Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching (Washington, D.C.: Teaching for Change, 2004).

Visit Teaching for Change's Civil Rights Teaching website for more resources.

See also: Biographies

 

Background Reading

     
   

 

 

Putting the Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching

"Every teacher should read this book, no matter what subject they teach." 
Cathy Archibald, SNCC veteran and education activist

Winner of the 2004 Philip C. Chinn Multicultural Book Award