For Educators: Voting Rights Act of 1965


The Voting Rights Act of 1965 lesson unit was created through the combined efforts of:

Adrena Ifill, Project Director, Avoice, CBCF Virtual Library Project
Alison Kootstra, Project Coordinator, Avoice, CBCF Virtual Library Project
R. Maria Marable-Bunch, Education Consultant

This lesson unit was reviewed by the following educators:

Michael Bartlett, Ph.D., Teacher, Stone Mountain, CA
Rita Johnson, Principal, Washington, DC
Lynn Long, Curriculum Specialist, former Principal, Washington, DC
Tanya Brown Merriman, Curriculum Specialist, Chicago, IL
Mwasaa Sherard, Teacher, Stone Mountain, GA
Sonya Fordham, Teacher, Dorchester, SC
Mable Roche, Teacher, New Orleans, LA

This project was made possible by the generous support of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Dell Inc. and The University of Texas at Austin.

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