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Year 10 Drama: Documentary Drama - American Civil Rights Movement


Documentary Drama is a form of documentary theatre in which plays are constructed from the precise words spoken by people interviewed about a particular event or topic. 

I have a dream

Speech - I have a dream. Youtube.

Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream. Text version below transcribed directly from audio.


Racism in Sport - Springboks

Gympie police stalwart calls it a day

ABC Online-09/10/2012

Sergeant Tipman started as police recruit during the violent protests against the 1971 Springbok rugbytour. He was working the Fortitude ...


Solidarity Online » 1971 Springbok tour: When campaigners scored ...

The campaign against the South African Springboks tour, forty years ago, is full of lessons for our campaigns against racism today, argues Tom Orsag. In 1971 ...


Rewind (ABC TV): Springbok Tour

26 Sep 2004 – It was 1971 and idealistic students were protesting against theSpringbok tour. MICHAEL CATHCART: Now, in 1971, Australians experienced a ...


[PDF]The anti-apartheid movements in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - by P Limb - tour. The movement's internal history is less known. This chapter is the first history ......47 S. Harris, Political Football, the Springbok Tour of Australia, 1971 ...


Mr Burns. "Scour the Negro League!"

Negro League Baseball Dot Com - The Online Home of Negro ...

Negro League baseball news, history, player profiles, feature articles, books, videos, shopping, apparel and more. The online home of Negro League baseball ...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Located in Kansas City, Missouri. Offers history, exhibits, news, events with online store selling apparel, books, videos, gifts and collectibles.

Baseball and Jackie Robinson - Baseball, the Color Line, and ...

In 1945, Jackie Robinson joined the Kansas City Monarchs (Negro American League) and played with such baseball legends as Satchel Paige and Martin ...

 Jackie Robinson


Racism in Sport: Peter Norman

Salute the Poster



Credit: The Monthly



AOC denies blacklisting Norman over Olympic protest - ABC News ...

21 Aug 2012 – The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has denied blacklisting Peter Norman for his role in the famous Olympic Black Power salute at the ...


Why you've never heard of our modern day Ned Kelly | Herald Sun

21 Aug 2012 – Peter Norman supported this stand by Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the Mexico Olympics. Source: AP. THE Australian Olympic Committee ...


Blog | Salute The Movie – a Matt Norman film

1 Sep 2012 – Salute” is the story behind the black power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics where Australian silver medal winner Peter Norman, who ...

Books from the Library

Interviews on the American Civil Rights Movement

Patricia Due Protesting


The National Civil Rights Museum  The National Civil Rights Museum in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, offers an overview of the civil rights movement in exhibit form and helps portray the impact and influence on the civil rights movement.  


Civil Rights Movement Veterans  This site is by and for veterans of the Southern Freedom Movement who tell their story of the Civil Rights Movement in their own words. The Veterans explain the movement, provide a timeline, contribute a photo album, offer documents, and discussion, and more. Most importantly, they contribute their stories. A great primary source resource. 



Oral Histories Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project  A leader in the fight to preserve Chinatown/International District in the early 1970s, ....This interview focuses on Lowry's work to pass a federal law providing .... Active in African  American civil rights efforts, he also became a member of the ...



Documenting the American South: Oral Histories of the American ... This collection of interviews seeks to make this massive movement local and ... lawyer argues for Native American civil rights in Robeson County, North Carolina. .... The Slow Growth of Black Political Leadership in Alabama: African American ...



African American History and Heritage  Extensive collection of online resources for the history of the US civil rights movement and current projects and events in Black History.



Voices of the Civil Rights Movement  AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress team up to collect and present personal accounts of the Civil Rights Movement.



Civil Rights Movement presents a Civil Rights Movement gallery featuring 15 video clips, 6 speeches, 8 photo galleries, and 1 interactive. Video clips include Little Rock Nine, Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers, King Leads the March on Washington, and the interactive is a Black History Milestones interactive timeline. There are 25 combined photographs of Martin Luther King, Jr. and The March on Washington.



Academy of Achievement: Rosa Parks    The Academy of Achievement presents stories of "legendary achievers" of the 20th century in arts, public service, sports, science, and other fields. This feature on Rosa Parks includes video interviews that you can download and images from the Civil Rights Movement.



Rosa Parks Excerpts on NPR  National Public Radio presents audio excerpts from 1992 interview and a 2004 tribute.



The First Civil Rights Bus Boycott   The Baton Rouge bus boycott in 1953 inspired the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott led by the Rev. Martin Luther King, but was largely forgotten. This National Public Radio reports from principals involved in the boycott.



Skin Deep: 1945-1994 (PBS)  The People's Century site is based on the 26-episode PBS television series and features a teacher's guide, a timeline, a thematic overview, and RealAudio excerpts. The highlights of the web site are the first-person narratives, often by ordinary people who lived through turbulent times. The Skin Deep: 1945-1994 episode probes the challenge to racial oppression in the United States and South Africa and features an interesting interview of Jim Zwerg, Civil Rights activist.



Civil rights Digital Library  The Civil Rights Digital Library promotes an enhanced understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other ...



Houston Oral History Project - HMRC Collection  Adair, Christie -- Interviews ; African American Civil Rights Activists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; NAACP -- Texas -- Houston ; Oral histories; Houston Oral ...


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