K-12 Resources for Teaching About the American South

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Image of Lumbee Men Fighting KKK

Lumbee Fight for Justice: the Battle of Hayes Pond in Maxton, NC

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Image of the Appalachian Mountains

Affrilachia

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Image of Fayetteville St. in Durham, 1940

Durham’s Hayti Community: Urban Renewal or Urban Removal?

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Photograph of Ida B. Wells

A Red Record

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Drawing of people escaping enslavement

“Stealing a Little Freedom”: Enslaved Runaways in North Carolina

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Front Cover of the Book Crow by Barbara Wright

Exploring Life in 1898 Wilmington & the Wilmington Coup with CROW, a novel for young adults

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Talkin' Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina

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Image of activists participating in the Journey of Reconciliation

Journey of Reconciliation, 1947

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Five Pillars of Islam: Practice, Survival, Resistance and Adaption from Africa to the Americas

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Image of Ida B. Wells with text Ida B. Wells as Journalist, Advocate & Educator

Ida B. Wells and Her Light of Truth

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Refugee slaves in the Great Dismal Swamp before the Civil War, painted 1888

Freedom Seeking Across North Carolina

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Political cartoon of female spies

Female Spies in the Civil War

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Prohibition, Bootlegging, & the Origins of NASCAR

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The Hamlet Fire: Public Policy & Workplace Safety

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Map of the Trail of Tears

Tales and Trails of Betrayal: America’s Indian Removal Policies

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Image of Freedom Hill historical marker

Against All Odds:The African American Founding of Princeville, North Carolina

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Image of 12 Reasons Women Should Vote Pamphlet

Women's Rights & the NC Constitution

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Picture of Stokley Carmichael speaking at a HBCU

The Influence & Impactof Historically Black Colleges and Universities on the Civil Rights Movement

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An African American farmer plowing a field with a mule.

Talking About Reparations: A Civll Conversation

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Image of a Koran in a Mosque

Exploring Islam in North Carolina

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Wilmington 10 at a press conference.

The Wilmington 10: Criminal Justice & Exonheration

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NO FEAR: The Extraordinary Artistry of Nina Simone

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Freedom Music: From Spirituals to Protest Songs

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Image of Freedmen School

North Carolina’s Settlements of Freedmen During the Civil War: The Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony and the Trent River Settlement

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Photo of George Henry White

George Henry White: The American Phoenix

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Photo of Greensboro Massacre historical marker

The 1979 Greensboro Massacre: A Lesson in Truth & Reconciliation in the United States?

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Political cartoon showing the inequalities in public transit under Jim Crow

Plessy v. Ferguson & the Roots of Segregation

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Image of Billy Graham revival

Religion in the American South

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Picture of Tuskegee Sysphilis Experiment Victims

The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

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Image of Governor Terry Sanford talking to African American school children

Poor Power: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty & Inequality in 1960s America

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Image of map of 1961 Freedom Rides

The Freedom Rides of 1961

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Image of Anti-Slavery Mass Meeting notice

American Abolitionists

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Image of the painting, "A Tragic Prelude"

Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown

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Image from the People Who Could Fly Short Film

African Folk Tales: Resistance, Hope and Freedom

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Photograph of George Moses Horton

The Poetry of Resistance: George Moses Horton

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Sket of Hotel De'Afrique

Coastal Freedom Seeks, Hotel D'Afrique, Roanoke Island Freedman's Colony & James City

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Image of sign

Five Pillars of Islam: Practice, Survival, Resistance and Adaption from Africa to the Americas

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Image of NC Eugenics Board historical marker

Against Their Will: North Carolina’s Eugenics Program & In re Moore

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North Carolina's 35 USCT

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Image of Harriet Jacobs in a chair

Resistance, Resilience, & Strength: The Life of Harriet Ann Jacobs

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Postcard of Durham's Black Wall St.

Surviving and Thriving Despite Jim Crow: Durham’s “Black Wall Street”

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Image of an sit-in songs album cover

Freedom Songs

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Image of fried chicken, macaroni & cheese, fried okra, and collard greens

"Our Story is Told Through Our Plates": Southern Foodways

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Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing left, speaking at microphones, during anti-war demonstration, New York City

African Americans and the Vietnam War

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Photograph of Frederick Douglass as a young man

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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Photograph of Frederick Douglass

Exploring the Hypocrisy of American Slavery with Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"

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 Version of image: kneeling slave in chains. Text on back: 'Negro Woman, who sittest pining in captivity and weepest over thy sick child: though no one seeth thee, God seeth thee: though no one pitieth thee, God pitieth thee; raise thy voice forlorn and abandoned one: call upon him from amidst thy bonds for assuredly He will hear thee.'

Abolitionism, Quakers, & the Underground Railroad in North Carolina

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Image of statue honoring African American troops who fought in the Civil War

African American Troops in the Civil War

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Robert F. Williams looking at his FBI Wanted poster

How Should Robert F. Williams Be Remembered?

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Image of African American man standing outside at a "Colored Waiting Room" at a bus stop in Durham, NC.

Jim Crow in North Carolina

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Resistance, Resilience, & Strength: The Life of Harriet Ann Jacobs

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Cartoon of Henry Box Brown

Unboxing Henry “Box” Brown

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A Home on the Field book cover

Learning About Latinx Immigration in North Carolina with“A Home on the Field”

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Fighting for Freedom: Black Contributions to the Civil War

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Fanny Lou Hamer speaking at a protest

Unsung Women of the Civil Rights Movement

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Image of Horace Carter

The Editor and the Dragon: How Horace Carter Fought the KKK in North Carolina

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Panel of SERVICE mural

Exploring African American Leadership & Service in North Carolina

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Remarkable Journey logo

Teaching Guide forRemarkable Journey: Founding the Asian Indian Community in North Carolina

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Image of Union encampment during the Civil War

As the War Turns: Exploring the Drama of the Civil War

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Image of New York Herald Headline

The 1898 Coup in Wilmington, NC

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Nat Turner Urging the Slaves to Rebellion

Slave Resistance

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Image of striking worker struggling with National Guardsman

The Loray Mill Strike & Ella May Wiggins

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Photograph of Elizabeth Keckley

Elizabeth Keckly: From Slavery to Celebrity

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Photo of students attending the Carlisle Indian School

The Miseducation of Indigenous People

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Sketch of a Bread Riot in Richmond

The Salisbury Bread Riot

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Cover of program for the National American Women's Suffrage Association procession, showing woman, in elaborate attire, with cape, blowing long horn, from which is draped a "votes for women" banner, on decorated horse, with U.S. Capitol in background.

Women's Suffrage

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A notice inviting citizens of Ashboro to attend a meeting opposing "ku klux democracy"

From Wyatt Outlaw to the “Kirk Holden War"

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Ad for enslaved person that ran away

Halifax County, the Roanoke River and Freedom Seeking

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Pauli Murray: Civil & Women's Rights Trailblazer

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Fighting for Freedom: Black Contributions to the Civil War

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