Segregated Schools Before Brown vs. Board of Education

"A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School" provides teachers with a touchstone to convey important concepts in American history to high schoolers. In this lesson, students explore the history ...
0:07:27
9-12
Hudson West

Antonia Pantoja: ¡Presente! | ASPIRA v Board of Education (Clip 3 of 4)

This module illustrates ASPIRA's lawsuit against the New York City Board of Education to secure bilingual education for students who did not speak English.
0:00:49
9-12

Implementing Brown

This video segment reveals conflicting views of President Eisenhower's response to the Brown v. Board of Education ruling against segregated schools. NAACP attorney Constance Baker Motley argues that the president ...
0:06:32
6-12
American Experience

Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson | Clip | Social Justice

The Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education outlaws racial segregation in schools, but it does not mean total change at once. The reaction in the South is ...
0:04:19
6-12
Jackie Robinson

Plessy vs. Ferguson

A mere thirty-five years after slavery ended, a sophisticated and strategic group of African Americans challenged the Jim Crow Separate Car Act in the state of Louisiana by placing a ...
0:03:36
9-12
WNET

Charlotte Hawkins Brown

In 1902, during the worst years of Jim Crow segregation, Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded the Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina. This segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim ...
0:04:52
9-12
WNET

Judicial Review | Crash Course Government and Politics

In this episode, we discuss the supreme court's most important case, Marbury v. Madison, and how the court granted itself the power of judicial review. Judicial review is the power ...
0:08:00
9-12
Crash Course

Basic Black - Blogging While Brown

Learn about the rapid increase in the number of bloggers of color, in this video from Basic Black: Black Perspectives Now.
6-12
WGBH

Career Profile: Commodities Trader | Jack Scoville

Commodities Trader Jack Scoville places trades for others at the Chicago Board of Trade in this career profile from Market to Market Classroom. Market to Market Classroom provides insight on ...
0:05:11
8-12
Market to Market

Fast Forward | Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences offers us a tour of their Georgia Mountain Research Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the foremost ...
0:06:50
6-12

Charles Hamilton Houston: Laying the Groundwork for Integration

Charles Hamilton Houston, former dean of Howard University’s law school and chief legal counsel for the NAACP, believed discrimination in education was symbolic of many forms of discriminations facing African ...
0:02:19
9-12
WNET

NOVA: Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius | Getting an Education

Learn about the education of chemist Percy Julian. Julian's early educational years paralleled an educational movement that prepared African Americans for industrial jobs, the growing white supremacist movement, and the ...
0:06:12
6-12
NOVA

Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address Tackles Equity in Education

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced that he is pulling together a new coalition of elected officials, business leaders, and philanthropists who will work ...
0:05:21
7-12
PBS NewsHour

Simple Justice 5: Marshall's Closing Statement

In this video segment, NAACP attorney Thurgood Marshall summarizes the reasons why the Supreme Court should outlaw segregation in public education. Brown v. Board of Education would become the most ...
0:05:25
6-12
American Experience

Academic Vocabulary in the Common Core: High School Career and Technical Education

This resource includes video footage of a classroom teacher engaging students in vocabulary strategies as well as procedures for using graphic organizers to build students' word knowledge while teaching the ...
0:10:28
9-13+

People of the Arctic

In this video segment adapted from the National Film board of Canada, learn about Inuit culture. Interviews with indigenous peoples and archival footage document concerns about how their traditional ways ...
0:03:53
3-13+
WGBH

Education: North Dakota's Challenge, North Dakota's Future | Challenge of Being Rural

Many small schools in rural North Dakota are having to make tough decisions due to declining enrollments. Learn how small schools in rural North Dakota are developing a number of ...
0:04:55
9-13+
Prairie Public

Education for All?

Many immigrants come to the U.S. for economic reasons. They are searching for good jobs and pursuing the American Dream. In this clip, immigrants and teachers explain the importance of ...
0:02:21
7-12

Education Today

Dr. Barnes had a very particular way of looking at art. By examining formal elements in a painting such as color, line, shape, or balance, Dr. Barnes endeavored to find ...
0:02:25
6-12
Barnes Foundation

Black Spaces in White America

Through class discussion and film analysis, students explore the ways in which African Americans created their own spaces ("Black Spaces") in "White America" and the effect that these spaces had ...
0:26:08
9-12
Hudson West

Department of Education Finds Pattern of Inequality by Race in Public Schools

The Department of Education published a report that shows sweeping patterns of educational disparity by race in public schools across the country, including fewer advanced classes available to students of ...
0:06:10
7-13+
PBS NewsHour