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Part Four: Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories & Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round, written by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Shane W. Evans

written by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Instructions

"You can cage the singer, but not the song." Harry Belafonte

"It was the music that gave us the courage, the will, the drive to go on in spite of it all." Congressman John Lewis

In Doreen Rappaport and Shane W. Evans' Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement students are introduced to the nonviolent protests of the civil rights movement through music. Events and people of the movement are accompanied by freedom song lyrics and provide an opportunity for youth to connect art and protest. Teachers are encouraged to work with students in writing lyrics and music to contemporary issues. 

Materials

Nonviolent Direct Action and People in Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: