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For the classroom

Badge supporting Jesse Jackson’s 1984 campaign


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Badge for the Democratic Party Convention in 1984


Showing Jackson, Walter Mondale – the eventual candidate – and Gary Hart.

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Badge of the Black Panther Party


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Rainbow Coalition Badge


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Excerpt from Barack Obama speech after his election as president in 2008; Jesse Jackson appears in the audience at 0:28

Source: bbc.co.uk

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z864q6f

“I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King Jr

Source: youtube.com

See this video on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs

Excerpt from transcript of King’s speech

Source: analytictech.com

Visit the site http://www.analytictech.com/mb021/mlk.htm

Excerpt from transcript of speech by Jesse Jackson at the 1984 Democratic Party Convention

Source: pbs.org

Visit the site http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/jesse/speeches/jesse84.html

Newspaper cartoons featuring Jesse Jackson

Source: cartoons.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.cartoons.ac.uk/search/cartoon_item/personalities_text[]=Jackson;%20Jesse%20Louis%20(b.1941)

BBC Class Clip: excerpt from speech by Malcolm X at the Organization of Afro-American Unity Founding Rally; 1964

Source: bbc.co.uk

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z42gd2p

BBC Class Clip: BBC Panorama Interview with Elijah Mohammed; 1964

Source: bbc.co.uk

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zrq3kqt

BBC Class Clip: excerpts from the manifesto of the Revolutionary Action Movement; 1960s

Source: bbc.co.uk

See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zc7b87h

Overview of the Civil Rights Movement

Source: history.com

Visit the site http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/civil-rights-movement

Summary of Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign

Source: wikipedia.org

Visit the site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Jackson_presidential_campaign,_1984

Outside the classroom

Here are some relevant museums to visit.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Source: vam.ac.uk

Visit the site http://www.vam.ac.uk

Tate Modern, London

Source: tate.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.tate.org.uk

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

Source: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/index.aspx

Tate Liverpool

Source: tate.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.tate.org.uk

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