Tag Archives: NAACP

History is turned on its head

Today is the 100th anniversary of the opening of Birth of A Nation, at Clunes Auditorium in Los Angeles. The first feature length film ever produced (three hours and ten minutes), this film was the technical and acting tour de … Continue reading

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The Governors Faubi

Today we did a role play of the school board in Little Rock in 1957. The class was divided into 5 groups each representing a different interest responding to the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v Board of Ed that … Continue reading

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