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Frontiers in Civil Rights: Dorothy E. Davis, et al. versus County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia by National Archives

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/davis-case/

Lesson plan using original documents about one of the four school segregation cases that made up Brown v. Board of Education. The case followed a strike by high school students in Virginia organized by 16-year-old Barbara Johns. The students were protesting poor conditions in their school.


African American History: Civil Rights

lesson plan, primary resource
no
Virginia
Barbara Johns, Dorothy E. Davis
Schools, Segregation, Desegregation, Integration, Civil Rights, Education, Court Cases, Trials, Virginia, African American History, Black History, NAACP

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