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Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
10th - 12th
Learners read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
George Moses Horton: Slavery from a Poet's Perspective
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading about the life of George Moses Horton, the first slave to publish anti-slavery poetry, learners will recall his major accomplishments, provide a summary of the obstacles he faced, and identify common aspects of the...
From Slave to Entrepreneur: The Life and Times of William Ellison
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders examine sources that require them to examine the life of William Ellison, a black slave owner.
An American Success Story: The Pope House of Raleigh, NC
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the objectives of the black middle class at the beginning of the 20th century, and identify the work done by Dr. Pope. They conduct research on how race relations shaped their community, conduct a mock election,...