In this integrated civics and dance lesson, students will analyze the dance of the Civil Rights Movement and how it was used to fight the distortion of Black people and racism. Students will explore dancers of the time and how dance was used to eradicate the negative stereotypes of Black people. Students will learn about the rise of Black dancers in American concert dance and how Black dancers made a conscious effort to educate others about the beauty and abilities of African Americans.
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