DBQuest: Eyes on the Prize: Nashville
What makes a movement successful? The people? The actions? The outcome? Students find out that answering this question is more involved than it may seem. Each of the five primary sources reveal a new perspective on the Nashville Sit-In Movement of 1960, and lead to a deeper understanding of what it means to work for change.
Documents included in this challenge:
- Excerpts from interviews with Reverend James Lawson and businessman Bernie Schweid
- Video clip of the Eyes on the Prize interview with student activist, Diane Nash (written transcript included)
- Newspaper photograph of the sit-in
- Background article from a textbook