Journey for Justice: Helping Teens Visualize the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources and Graphic Novels

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This article presents activities for pairing three graphic novels with primary sources to teach the civil rights movement to teens. Reading civil rights-related graphic novels, and reviewing corresponding primary sources, can provide students with a deeper understanding of this tragic time in U.S. history and provoke discussions about racial issues.

APA Citation

Gaivgan, K. (2021). Journey for justice: Helping teens visualize the Civil Rights movement through primary sources and graphic novels. Knowledge Quest, 49(3), 40-45.