10 Black History Videos for Students in Every Grade Level

    1. “Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage” (Grade Level: Elementary)

   -This video tells the inspiring story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate an all-white school in New Orleans in 1960.

    1. “Martin’s Big Words” (Grade Level: Elementary)

– Based on the book by Doreen Rappaport, this video highlights the powerful words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and their impact on the Civil Rights Movement.

    1. “The March on Washington” (Grade Level: Middle School)

– This video captures the historical importance of the March on Washington in 1963, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.

    1. “Mae Jemison: Space Scientist” (Grade Level: Middle School)

– This video explores the life and achievements of Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel to space.

    1. “The Rosa Parks Story” (Grade Level: Middle School)

– This video tells the courageous story of Rosa Parks, a key figure in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the fight against racial segregation.

    1. “The Harlem Renaissance” (Grade Level: High School)

– This video covers the cultural and artistic movement known as the Harlem Renaissance,

showcasing influential figures like Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington.

    1. “Malcolm X: Revolutionary Leader” (Grade Level: High School)

– This video delves into the life and ideologies of Malcolm X, a prominent figure in the struggle for African-American rights during the Civil Rights Era.

    1. “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” (Grade Level: High School)

– This video explores the rise and impact of the Black Panther Party, an influential organization advocating for black empowerment and social justice.

    1. “Hidden Figures: Unsung Heroes of NASA” (Grade Level: High School)

– Based on the true story, this video reveals the remarkable contributions of black women mathematicians who played pivotal roles in the early years of NASA.

    1. “The 13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment” (Grade Level: High School)

– This video critically examines the U.S. prison system and its connection to racial inequality, drawing attention to the enduring legacy of slavery.

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