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Social Studies: Uncle Jed’s Barber Shop

Reflect on this inspirational story about a Black barber who dreams about opening his own shop, but faces obstacles along the way. LeVar Burton visits his favorite barbershop. The featured book, Uncle Jed’s Barbershop, is read by actress Regina Taylor. LeVar talks about the importance of following your dreams. After watching, use the provided classroom guide, teaching tips, and classroom activities to further explore the topics covered in this book.

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