We Shall Overcome
Students analyze historical and contemporary primary sources to examine how citizens persevered to overcome injustice and affect change during the 1960s civil rights era and consider the lessons the first March to Selma and the events that followed in 1965 provide for us today.
Elementary, Middle School
Civics, Music, Social Studies
african americans, Alabama, bloody Sunday, civil rights, first Selma march, injustice, John Lewis, justice, Lyndon B. Johnson, Montgomery, selma, voting rights, We Shall Overcome