Lesson Plan 4: Growing Up in a Segregated Society, 1880s-1930s


Students will recognize that segregation was a system supported by both law and custom that threatened African American people in all parts of their lives.  Students will examine photos and other primary sources, read excerpts from oral histories of African American people who lived during segregation, and reflect on how African American people managed to raise, care for, educate, and try to protect their children and young people even within this system.