'63 BOYCOTT Screening Resources

The Discussion Guide guide will contain the following for your screening use:
• about the film & filmmakers • ready to watch! screening guide
• ready to talk! discussion guide • ready to act! handout

'63 BOYCOTT Screening Poster
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'63 BOYCOTT Discussion Guide
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'63 BOYCOTT Discussion Guide

'63 BOYCOTT Press Kit
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'63 BOYCOTT Press Kit

'63 BOYCOTT K-12 Curriculum
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'63 BOYCOTT K-12 Curriculum

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1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott Digital Exhibit
Features materials from Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Library, and UIC Special Collections and Archives, in addition to the Kartemquin footage and images. The exhibit was created in collaboration with Chicago Collections Consortium, a membership organization dedicated to keeping Chicago’s history and culture alive. The exhibit is useful both for general audiences as well as for classroom use, primarily at the high school and college level.

Media Burn Archive is a nonprofit in Chicago that collects, restores and distributes documentary video created by artists, activists and community groups. Its mission is to use archival media to deepen context and encourage critical thought through a social justice lens.

A Brief Guide to Archives in Chicago
Chicago offers a wide range of historical archives for scholars of many periods. From large institutions to small specialized gems, the city's archival repositories have a surprising breadth and depth. This is a list of some of the city's offerings.

Chicago-Area Archives and Special Collections
Links to Explore Chicago Collections and links to additional web sites with information on holdings and access at Chicago Collections consortium members and other selected Chicago-area repositories.
Explore Chicago Collections is the online portal of Chicago Collections, a consortium of Chicago-area libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions with original source materials on Chicago history. The portal is growing to provide access to more than 100,000 maps, photos, and letters at member institutions.


Jim Crow's Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision by Peter Irons

Desegregating Chicago’s Public Schools: Policy Implementation, Politics, and Protest,
1965–1985 (Historical Studies in Education) 2014 Edition, Kindle Edition by Dionne Danns

Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation by Gilbert G. Gonzalez

Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education by Noliwe Rooks


The New York Times, July 12, 2019, By : It Was Never About Busing


Segregated by Design examines the forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy.



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