Source: Lincoln Financial Foundation
Description: We Stood Up is an audio anthology for children that uses stories and songs to bring the ideals of freedom, opportunity, and equality to life for a new generation. This powerful recording includes excerpts from conversations with courageous men and women such as John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond, Franklin McCain, Shirley Franklin and others who faced many challenges and overcame great obstacles. All became respected leaders in politics, education, community service, and business. The website includes free audio download or streaming of the oral history interviews and music, an educator’s guide, and music lyrics so that students can sing along.