• Classroom Resources
  1. ‘I Have a Dream’ speech by Martin Luther King (analysis - pt 1/2)

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    Benjamin Zephaniah's commentary on Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech.

  2. ‘I Have a Dream’ speech by Martin Luther King (analysis - pt 2/2)

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    Benjamin Zephaniah examines Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech.

  3. "By any means necessary" - Malcolm X

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    Extracts from Malcolm X’s speech to an audience of supporters.

  4. 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, 1963

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    Personal accounts of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

  5. Abraham Lincoln and slavery in the USA

    Duration: 01.08

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    Abraham Lincoln’s views on slavery before his election to the US Presidency.

  6. Abraham Lincoln's election as US President

    Duration: 01.29

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    Events leading up to the secession of several slave states after the election of Lincoln

  7. African American voting rights in 1974

    Duration: 02.25

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    Continued discrimination against black Americans in the Deep South in 1974.

  8. African Americans campaign for equal voting rights, 1964

    Duration: 03.46

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    The difficulties black Americans faced when trying to register to vote are shown.

  9. American immigrants' role in World War One

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    What was live like for immigrants living in America during World War One?

  10. Black nationalism

    Duration: 02.22

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    Members of a black power group read extracts from their manifesto.