District of Columbia


Marion Barry Interview by High School Students

Type: Oral History     Grade Level: 7-9, 10-12, Adult
Interview with SNCC veteran Marion Barry by high school students.

The March on John Philip Sousa: A Social Action Project

Type: Article     Grade Level: 10-12, Adult
After learning about John Philip Sousa Middle School's connection to desegregation and the Civil Rights Movement, students are inspired to take collective action to preserve the school's designation as a historic landmark.

101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History

Type: Book – Biographies     Grade Level: 7-9, 10-12
Student-friendly profiles of people who have fought for social justice in U.S. history. By Michele Bolling and Dao X. Tran.