#Docuhistory: Jim Crow of the North
PBS's Jim Crow of the North
#Docuhistory with Yohuru Williams and Sari Beth Rosenberg
The PBS documentary film, Jim Crow of the North (2019), explores the origins of housing segregation in the Minneapolis area and illustrates how African-American families and leaders resisted the practice and built community — within and despite — the red lines that these restrictive covenants created.
We invite teachers, parents, and students to use this page to view the film and explore the related resources below as part of their curriculum or home-schooling.
The #docuhistory series aims to create an informal space where teachers, students, and historians can join together to watch a documentary and discuss teaching and learning about the film's subject matter. The series is organized by Joe Schmidt, New York City Department of Education, @HSGlobalHistory, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics.
We held a viewing and discussion of this movie on April 16, 2020. You can browse the discussion by searching the #docuhistory hashtag or by checking in with the discussion moderators Yohuru Williams (@yohuruwilliams) and Sari Beth Rosenberg (@saribethrose). The resources shared through this conversation have been gathered by Joe Schmidt.
Jim Crow of the North (2019) | Watch on YouTube