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"Live in the Along": A Middle School Civil Rights Research and Presentation Project: Artists

This guide presents a sample unit illustrating the use of collaborative components in Destiny© and LibGuides for an 8th grade research and presentation project on Civil Rights.

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List of Artists

Click an artist's name to access a website with information about that person.

 

Marian Anderson

1897-1993

Singer, goodwill ambassador, world traveler

 

 

Image:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/natlib/ihas/service/lbcoll/lbphotos/box205/47a119r.jpg   

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/natlib/ihas/service/lbcoll/lbphotos/box205/47a119r.jpg

 

Gwendolyn Brooks

1917-2000

Poet, teacher, Pulitzer Prize winner

 

 

Image:

http://www.inspirational-black-literature.com/images/gwendolyn-brooks.jpg

http://www.inspirational-black-literature.com/images/gwendolyn-brooks.jpg

 

Katherine Dunham

1910-2006

Dancer/choreographer, lecturer, anthropologist

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/05700/05791r.jpg 

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/05700/05791r.jpg

 

Ralph Ellison

1914-1994

Novelist, sculptor, musician

 

 

 

Image: 

http://www.read.gov/fiction/images/Ellison_2_large.gif

http://www.read.gov/fiction/images/Ellison_2_large.gif

 

Langston Hughes

1902-1967

Poet, columnist, playwright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52100/5a52139r.jpg

 

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52100/5a52139r.jpg

 

Zora Neale Hurston

1891-1960

Novelist, folklorist, poet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52100/5a52142r.jpg 

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52100/5a52142r.jpg

 

Jacob Lawrence

1917-2000

Painter, printmaker, storyteller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52200/5a52279r.jpg 

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/van/5a52000/5a52200/5a52279r.jpg

 

Paul Robeson

1898-1976

Performer, athlete, scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/R/Paul-Robeson-9460451-1-402.jpg

http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/R/Paul-Robeson-9460451-1-402.jpg

 

Richard Wright

1908-1960

Poet, editor, novelist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image:

http://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/wright.JPG

http://site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/wright.JPG