Race In America

Discussing Civil Rights: Resources for Families, Educators, and Students

This is a collection of educational resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing issues pertaining to civil rights, protesting, Black history and historical individuals, past and current events, and more. These resources are free and open for all to use.

Curriculum Resources for Educators on the PBS LearningMedia platform

Please note: 

  • This is not an exhaustive list of resources. 
  • These resources are appropriate for middle and high school students, unless otherwise noted. 
  • These educational materials are to be used in conjunction with other resources, conversations, and instruction to provide the most complete context for students. 
  • As with all educational materials, please preview these resources prior to utilizing with students to check for appropriateness.

Protests: 

PBS Resources for Adults Working with Young Children

Parents & Caregivers 

Resources Appropriate for Small Children on PBS LearningMedia 

Professional Learning Tools for Educators