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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Movements & Campaigns

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 155 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Bernard LaFayette, Jr.: Introduction & Bio7m
Phases of the Civil Rights Movement10m
Nashville Campaign10m
Selma to Montgomery March (1965)9m
Freedom Rides8m
Recruiting for the Freedom Rides4m
Freedom Ride Strategy13m
Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement6m
Interview with Andrew Young, Part 125m
Marching: Interview with Reginald Moore & Sam Walker13m
Interview with Andrew Young, Part 213m
Interview with Andrew Young, Part 314m
Interview with Andrew Young, Part 415m
5 readings
Getting Started10m
Special Thanks10m
Reading Activities & Resources10m
Additional Readings & Resources10m
Discussion Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 110m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Organizations of the Civil Rights Movement

3 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 155 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
16 videos
Confronting Hate with Love7m
Fearlessness as a Strategy of Resistance13m
CORE: Congress of Racial Equality9m
SNCC: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee4m
SCLC: Southern Christian Leadership Conference13m
The Highlander Folk School4m
Organizing Efforts in Selma6m
Organizing in the Slums of Chicago9m
The Poor People's Campaign15m
Everyone Can Participate in the Movement5m
Remembering Viola Liuzzo4m
Training and Mobilization Efforts of the Highlander Folk School7m
Interview with Connie Curry, Part 119m
Interview with Connie Curry, Part 216m
Interview with Henry Thomas12m
2 readings
Reading Activities & Resources10m
Discussion Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 210m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Nonviolent Philosophies & Tactics

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 97 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Applying Nonviolent Philosophy to International Situations8m
Social Dynamics of Nonviolence12m
How Does Dr. King's Legacy of Nonviolence Resonate Today?5m
The Symbol of the Confederate Flag: Moving Forward8m
The Six Principles of Nonviolence, Part 118m
The Six Principles of Nonviolence, Part 23m
The Media's Role in the Civil Rights Movements of Yesterday and Today3m
Nonviolent Strategies7m
Tri-State Conspiracy: Nonviolent Strategy in Action12m
Brown Chapel, Selma, Alabama6m
2 readings
Reading Activities & Resources10m
Discussion Questions10m
2 practice exercises
Myths & Facts Exercise8m
Quiz 310m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Organizational & Social Change

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 86 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Dr. LaFayette: Why I Chose Nonviolence6m
Preparation & Support15m
Social Action in Practice: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins7m
Academic Foundations of Nonviolence10m
Nonviolence in the Workplace6m
Ministry in the Movement: Interview with Reverend C.T. Vivian, Part 117m
Ministry in the Movement: Interview with Reverend C.T. Vivian, Part 213m
2 readings
Reading Activities & Resouces10m
Discussion Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 410m

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