All our videos teach through the power of story to make the history relevant and memorable. In this video-lesson, students learn about the Harlem Hellfighters in WWI but also unpacks the overall African American experience during the Great War. They discover the triumphs and challenges that confronted the Harlem Hellfighters as they fought to protect and transform America as well as the race riots and Great Migration on the homefront. Students are left to consider the importance of remembering and learning history since the Hellfighters were often ignored in history despite their heroic achievements. ✅ The lessons cover state-standards while making sure the content is still interesting.
Harlem Hellfighters Primary Source Activity
After the video, notes, and quiz, students compare two primary sources, one from WEB DuBois, regarding how African Americans should fight to secure Civil Rights after their service in the war before deciding who had the better approach for achieving rights for Black people in America.
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