Princeville, NC, the oldest town in the United States incorporated entirely by African Americans, is the focus of a 31-page packet that not only traces the history of the town, but also examines the challenges that city has faced over the years. Class members watch a documentary, read primary source documents, and then design and present a news broadcast about Princeville.
- Have groups research their town, when it was founded, and by whom
- The 31-page packet includes background information, discussion questions, exercises, activities, images, primary source documents, and resource lists
- Links to additional resources and documentaries are provided
- The lesson is carefully scaffolded and richly detailed