What is privilege and how does it impact the criminal justice system? Students reflect on the killing of Michael Brown through the lens of race, privilege and power andexamine the various levels of racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
What is the Soul Cap and Why Was it Rejected for Olympic Use?
Teach middle school students about why the "Soul Cap" was created especially for Black swimmers and provide an opportunity for students to reflect on the backlash sparked by the decision to ban it in the Olympics.
Elementary students consider different aspects of identity and learn how to use their voices to challenge bias as they look atidentity and representation in media, including games, apps, TV, movies and toys.
Students curate a digital storyboard using a variety of media sources relating to a social justice issue. The curation will reflecthow perspective and bias are seen in various sources on the selected issue.
Should Corporations Speak Out on Voter Suppression Laws and Other Injustices?
Teach students about the law Georgia passed thatrestricts and suppresses voting across the state.Students reflect onperspectives about the role corporations and other powerful entities should play in speaking out on social justice issues.
What a Black Man Wants: The 15th Amendment and the Right to Vote
One of the most outspoken proponents of the 15th Amendment was Frederick Douglass, a national leader of the abolitionist movement after escaping slavery. Students will analyze Douglass's speech, "What the Black Man Wants," and his argument for why Black men should have the right to vote.
Major League Baseball and the Negro Leagues: Correcting an Injustice
In the late 1800’s, Black professional baseball players were banned from playing in the major leagues.Teach students about thehistory of the Negro Leagues, the segregation of Black players and MLB's decision to makesome Negro League player statistics part of MLB history.