Making Freedom: African Americans in U.S. History


Teach African American history as an integral part of U.S. history with this pioneering 5-volume series. Lessons address major historical and cultural topics in U.S. history and support the literacy component of the Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy in History/Social Studies.

Highlights include:

  • lesson plans written by classroom teachers and Primary Source curriculum specialists
  • hundreds of primary sources to teach foster historical interpretation, document analysis, and critical thinking skills
  • essays by scholars.

Please contact Deborah Cunningham, Senior Program Director, at for more information.

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