All our videos teach through the power of story to make the history relevant and memorable. In this video-lesson, students learnthe amazing story of the 1968 Olympic Black Power protest and the Black Power Movement. They learn why Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Peter Norman protested at the Olympics and uses that to teach the rise of the Black Power Movement. It reviews Malcolm X's teachings, the transformation of SNCC under Stokely Carmichael, the Black Panthers, and the Watts Riot/Uprising, and the story behind the famous photograph of Carlos' and Smith's powerful protest. ✅ The lessons cover state-standards while making sure the content is still interesting.
A Black Panther Party Activity
After the video, notes, and quiz, student first analyze the Black Panther Party’s 10 Point Program and then design an original ‘Protest First’ for an issue the student chooses with images and an original slogan.
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