Houston 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face

Houston 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face

White male performers in burnt-cork blackface makeup portrayed blacks in a series of songs, dances and comedy sketches. The caricature… Continue reading Houston 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face


Grade 9-12 – Hip Hop and Politics

Grade 9-12 – Hip Hop and Politics

Compare social norms among various subcultures.                            … Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Hip Hop and Politics


Grade 9-12 – Groveland Four and Media Responsibility

Grade 9-12 – Groveland Four and Media Responsibility

Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the… Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Groveland Four and Media Responsibility


Houston 9-12.Civil Rights Act

Houston 9-12.Civil Rights Act

The Civil Rights Act (1866) was passed by Congress on 9th April 1866 over President Andrew Johnson’s veto.The act declared that… Continue reading Houston 9-12.Civil Rights Act


Grade 9-12 – Black Power Movement

Grade 9-12 – Black Power Movement

Assess key figures and organizations in shaping the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement.          … Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Black Power Movement


Grade 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face

Grade 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face

Analyze artwork from a variety of cultures and times to compare the function, significance, and connection to other cultures or… Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Racism Dressed in the Form of Black Face


Grade 9-12 – Florida’s Race Riots and Untold Stories

Grade 9-12 – Florida’s Race Riots and Untold Stories

The students will study untold Stories about Race Riots that occurred in Florida.               … Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Florida’s Race Riots and Untold Stories


Grade 9-12 – Civil RightsActs

Grade 9-12 – Civil RightsActs

Analyze significant Supreme Court decisions relating to integration, busing, affirmative action, the rights of the accused, and reproductive rights.  … Continue reading Grade 9-12 – Civil RightsActs


Houston 9-12 Black Power Movement

Houston 9-12 Black Power Movement

Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fist at the 1968 Olympics during the medal ceremony during the playing of… Continue reading Houston 9-12 Black Power Movement