Teachers in the Movement is an oral history project that explores teachers’ ideas and pedagogy inside and outside the classroom during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. The Teachers in the Movement podcast features the voices and stories of teachers throughout the South as well as practical advice and ideas for teachers, parents and citizens who want to talk about race and democracy.
Mr. James Wright Developed a Course in Black History in Columbia, SC in the Early 1970s
Mr. James Wright created a course in Black Studies at the newly-integrated Eau Claire High School in Columbia South Carolina. He talks about that curriculum, empowering his students through student council, and his own historical and genealogical research.
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Listen to all of Malcolm X’s speech the Ballot or the Bullet: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zLQLUpNGsc
Read “Booker T and WEB” by Dudley Randall: www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47690/…er-t-and-web
The original 1895 recording of Booker T Washington’s Atlanta Compromise speech: www.loc.gov/exhibits/civil-righ…r-t-washington.html
You also heard clips of Jesse Jackson’s David and Goliath speech delivered in 1984 during his presidential campaign.
Theme music “Summer Night” by Vanilla vanillabeats.bandcamp.com/track/summer-night
"Failure was not an Option" for Mrs. Johnnie Fullerwinder
Mrs. Johnnie Fullerwinder was the first Black teacher at George Washington High School in Danville Virginia in 1966. In this episode we hear about her first day on the job, her hands-on approach to teaching, and the changes she led and witnessed over her long career.
View the videos: https://teachersinthemovement.com/video-library/
Get Mrs. Fullerwinder’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Failure-was-not-Option-Integration/dp/1438963688
Know a teacher we should talk to? Let us know here: https://teachersinthemovement.com/contact/
Theme music “Summer Night” by Vanilla