Author:
Trish Reed
Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Primary Source, Teaching/Learning Strategy
Level:
Middle School, High School
Tags:
Activism, African American, American History, Arthur Ashe, Black History, Civil War, Confederacy, Confederates, Emancipation, Equality, Field, Highways, History, How the Monuments Came Down, J.E.B. Stuart, Jefferson Davis, John Mitchell, Jr., Justice, Lost Cause, Maggie Walker, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Memorialization, Memorials, Minstrel Show, Monument Avenue, Monuments, OER Commons Black History Month, Police, Policing, Poll Tax, Protest, Public History, Racism, Resistance, Richmond, Richmond Planet, Robert E. Lee, Slave Trade, Slavery, South, Southern History, Statues, Stonewall Jackson, Systemic Racism, Urban Renewal, VPMmonuments, Virginia, Voting, Voting Rights, White Supremacy, oer-commons-black-history-month
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Video

13: African American Monuments | How the Monuments Came Down

13: African American Monuments | How the Monuments Came Down

Overview

Learn how activists in Richmond, Virginia, are working to honor the lives of free and enslaved African Americans, in a city where the most prominent monuments had long celebrated Confederates. 

African American Monuments Video

African American Monuments Video

This video is copyrighted and may not be edited.  However, the Curriculum Guide attached below is CC-BY-NC, and may adapted as you need.