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Black History


Curipod lesson about topic "Black History"

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Name a famous African-American leader who made a significant impact on history?
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Black history is a long history of resistance and resilience. It is important to learn about the struggles, successes, and legacies of those before us. Black history is relevant - it's still being written today.
The Influence of Black History in the World
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resistance: The action of resisting or struggling against something. legacy: Something that continues or is carried on from an earlier time. relevant: Having significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand.
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In 2020, Kamala Harris became the first Black woman to become Vice President of the United States. The annual celebration of Black History Month was first established in 1976 by President Gerald Ford. Harriet Tubman was a former slave who became a leader in the Underground Railroad, helping to free over 300 slaves.
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Ralph Bunche received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s work as a United Nations mediator in the Palestine conflict. He called himself 'an incurable optimist'. Bunche was the first African American and person of color to be so honored in the history of the prize.
Ralph Bunche
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With only an elementary school education, Garrett Morgan began his career as a sewing-machine mechanic. He went on to patent several inventions, including an improved sewing machine and traffic signal, a hair-straightening product, and a respiratory device that would later provide the blueprint for WWI gas masks. The inventor died on July 27, 1963, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Who is Garrett Morgan?
10. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a self portrait as a superhero
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Who was the first African American to win a Nobel Prize?
  • Ralph Bunche
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Frederick Douglass
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Who invented the traffic light?
  • George Washington Carver
  • Garrett A. Morgan
  • Frederick McKinley Jones
  • Madam C.J. Walker
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Who was the first African American to become president of the United States?
  • Barack Obama
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Rosa Parks
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Who established the Association for Negro Life & History?
  • Carter G. Woodson
  • Sidney Poitier
  • George Washington Carver
  • Benjamin E. Mayes

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