Author:
Trish Reed
Subject:
History/Social Sciences, American History, Virginia History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan, Primary Source, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Visual Media
Level:
Middle School, High School
Provider:
VPM
Provider Set:
How the Monuments Came Down
Tags:
Activism, African American, American History, Arthur Ashe, Black History, Civil War, Confederacy, Confederates, Emancipation, Equality, Field, Highways, History, J.E.B. Stuart, Jefferson Davis, John Mitchell, Jr., Justice, Lost Cause, Maggie Walker, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Memorialization, Memorials, Minstrel Show, Monument Avenue, Monuments, Police, Policing, Poll Tax, Protest, Public History, Racism, Resistance, Richmond, Richmond Planet, Robert E. Lee, Slave Trade, Slavery, South, Southern History, Statues, Stonewall Jackson, Systemic Racism, Urban Renewal, VPMmonuments, Virginia, Voting, Voting Rights, White Supremacy
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Video

12: Arthur Ashe | How the Monuments Came Down

12: Arthur Ashe | How the Monuments Came Down

Overview

Learn about tennis champion Arthur Ashe, whose death spurred residents of his hometown of Richmond, Virginia, to honor him with a statue along a grand boulevard that had previously only featured statues of Confederates

Arthur Ashe Video

Arthur Ashe Video

This video is copyrighted and may not be edited.  However, the Curriculum Guide attached below is CC-BY-NC, and may adapted as you need.