The Mangrove Nine
How much can documents from The National Archives reveal about the Mangrove Nine?
What to expect in the onsite workshop:
In the onsite workshop students will investigate the ground-breaking case of the Mangrove Nine. This session develops skills in critically examining sources and assessing the limitations of an archival collection. This session explores themes of institutional racism, police discrimination and Black resistance.
The two-hour workshop is led by an experienced history educator in an inspiring learning space at The National Archives in Kew. Students handle a range of original documents including police witness statements, photographs and newspaper reports.
What to expect in the online workshop:
In the online workshop in your classroom students will investigate the ground-breaking case of the Mangrove Nine. This session explores themes of institutional racism, police discrimination and Black resistance. Students will examine a range of documents, from police witness statements to newspaper reports, assessing their strengths and limitations.
The one-hour online session in your classroom is led by an experienced history educator, you only need a microphone, large screen and webcam to take part. Interactive activities encourage students to discuss their ideas and work in groups using high-quality materials provided in advance by the Education team.
*Note we will adapt the timing of the workshop to fit with your lesson times.