The Power of Intergenerational Support in Activism

The Power of Intergenerational Support in Activism

By: Celina Adams Mrs. Flora Crittenden is a remarkable woman who positively impacted her students and community throughout her lifetime. She worked as an educator, guidance counselor, and politician during the Civil Rights Movement. Her incredibly deep involvement in...
Giving Voice to the Unheard in a Middle School Library

Giving Voice to the Unheard in a Middle School Library

By: Kirsten Wall Throughout the week at the Teachers in the Movement Summer Institute, we read articles, heard lectures, and discussed the topic of how the Civil Rights Movement is taught in schools. K-12 curricula has often focused on specific stories about Martin...
Building Community through Oral History

Building Community through Oral History

By: Abbey PleinI attended the Teachers in the Movement Institute at the University of Virginia in Summer 2019 to learn more about ways to connect historical content to both the community and the lived experiences of students. I also hoped to learn about history with...
Reconstructing and Renaming Our Work

Reconstructing and Renaming Our Work

Retrieved from Library of Congress. BIOG FILE – Du Bois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 [item][P&P]By: Mia BurtonPlace, space, and memory. Those are the words that stayed in my mind during my Teachers in the Movement Institute experience. As a...