Below are a few areas to help students get started:

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The site features two main interactive elements. Explore the map to see which U.S. cities were affected by race-related disturbances during the summer of 1967. Additionally, you can visit this timeline to learn more about the events that led to the Roxbury riots, as well as the major players involved. Although designed as in-class activities, these lessons can also be completed independently. They cover a range of topics, including a deep dive into the history of the Boston rebellion, as well as its newspaper coverage. If you are interested in learning more about urban rebellions or social movements in Boston, visit this page for a list of recommended readings. It also features resources that influenced this project.