Before Rosa Parks: Frances Watkins Harper

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Learning for Justice
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Gender & Sexual Identity Justice
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English-Language Arts History-Social Science History
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Before Rosa Parks: Frances Watkins Harper

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The title “Before Rosa Parks” loosely links a number of lessons that discuss African-American women who were active in the fight for civil rights before the 1950s. This lesson highlights Frances Watkins Harper, who challenged power structures in the South by talking to free former slaves about votin…

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Learning for Justice