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New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Civic Rights, Protests and Riots

Grades 5 through 8

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

Paul Robeson as Scholar-Athlete
Giles R. Wright. Teachers Guide, Paul Robeson Chautauqua, Middle School. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999

Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History
Giles R. Wright. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 68-77.

The New Jersey African-American History Curriculum Guide, Grades 9-12
Larry A. Greene and Lenworth Gunther. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

The New Jersey African-American History Curriculum Guide, Grades 9-12
Larry A. Greene and Lenworth Gunther. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.

Paul Robeson as Scholar-Athlete
Giles R. Wright. Teachers Guide, Paul Robeson Chautauqua, Middle School. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999

Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History
Giles R. Wright, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 68-77.

Audio and Video

Paul Robeson: Here I Stand
A two-hour documentary about Paul Robeson
co-produced by WNET and Menair Media International, 1999
WNET Video Distribution, P.O. Box 2284, South Burlington, VT 05407

Opportunity of the Century: New Jersey's Constitution at Fifty
A one-hour documentary produced by New Jersey Network, 1998.
Contains a segment on the desegregation of the public schools in New Jersey.

Documents

“Resolution of the New Jersey State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs” (1947), pp. 171-172.

Anti-Vietnam War Teach-In

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
A Black Woman Trying to Get a Job (1940), pp. 233-235.
Segregation in New Jersey Schools (1941), pp. 236-237.
The Newark Riots, pp. 262-269.

 

 


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