Civil Rights Movement Facts for Kids (Ages 8-12)
Civil Rights Then and Now: A Timeline of the Fight for Equality in America doubles as a Civil Rights Movement guide and Black history book for kids. It serves as a tool for resourceful parents and educators who aim to engage youth on topics of racism, discrimination, oppression, and prejudice from a historical perspective to the modern present day.
A crash course in social justice events in history. This information-packed social justice book and civil rights timeline introduces readers to a selection of many critical civil rights movement facts, moments, and historical events in Black history for kids.
A comprehensive timeline unlike any other. Civil Rights Then and Now presents readers with facts, biographies of historical Black people, modern famous Black people, Black activists, landmark supreme court cases, and events in history in an easily digestible manner and within a historical context. It also provides context for the modern civil rights movement, tackling subjects like racism and Black Lives Matter for kids to understand the present and future of the social justice movement.
A resource for engaging youth around civil rights. From the embarrassing origins of Slavery to the modern struggle against systemic and overt oppression, this book sparks conversations about subjects we can no longer afford to ignore. It’s the perfect addition to every teacher’s, parent’s, or child’s library of children’s books and a kid-friendly tool for teaching civil rights movement facts.
Inside, you’ll find:
- Vocabulary lists suitable for developing minds
- Questions to promote healthy discussion
- Essay and journal prompts with processing concepts and topics
If you liked Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids, What is the Civil Rights Movement? (What Was), or A Child’s Introduction to African American History, you’ll love Civil Rights Then and Now: A Timeline of the Fight for Equality in America.