This 3-part lesson introduces students to African women who challenged colonial rule. It debunks the myth of the submissive African woman.
- Students will understand that the struggle against colonialism included women and was a collective effort involving multiple strategies.
- Students will be able to identify major women leaders in the struggle against colonialism in the context of a larger movement.
- Students will explore similarities and differences between African women activists and the experiences of civil rights activists in the United States.