For Middle and High School Audiences: Throughout history, the experiences of those who have struggled against oppression have been interpreted by artists through various media. In this activity, students examine a Jacob Lawrence painting to explore the experiences of participants in the civil rights struggle during the 1950s and 1960s.
- Grade Level: Grades 8 -12
- Subject Area: US History, Art History
- Materials: Portrait of Jacob Lawrence, Copy of the painting Soldiers and Students
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