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  • Map

    Civil Rights Media Map

    See how geography, social and political values, economics and history affected newspapers' exercise of freedom of press during the civil rights movement.

  • Lesson Plan

    Civil Rights: Reporting Then

    Students discover how context affected journalists’ coverage of civil rights events, and in the process, become savvier news consumers.

  • Lesson Plan

    Civil Rights: Reporting Now

    Students evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different methods of communicating the news over time, then "remix" a civil rights report using modern technology.

  • Lesson Plan

    Civil Rights: Reporting Out

    Students prepare for a lifelong practice of civic engagement by identifying, analyzing and reporting about a contemporary civil rights issue.

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