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Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream Speech - August 28, 1963. What were the Jim Crow Laws? FrederickDouglas. Your big questions about race, answered. Lesson of the Day: ‘How Black Lives Matter Reached Every Corner of America’ Find all our Lessons of the Day here.

Lesson of the Day: ‘How Black Lives Matter Reached Every Corner of America’

Featured Article: “How Black Lives Matter Reached Every Corner of America” The killing of George Floyd, a Black man who died in May while in police custody in Minneapolis, has incited protests across the country and around the world. Some demonstrations against police violence and racial injustice are still taking place months later. Racial Wealth Gap: Statistics, Causes, How to Close It. The racial wealth gap in the United States is the disparity in median wealth between the different races.

Racial Wealth Gap: Statistics, Causes, How to Close It

This gap is most pronounced between white households and racial minorities. Whites have more wealth than black, Latino, and Native-American households. Trevor Breaks Down Reparations & White Privilege - Between the Scenes. Black Lives Matter Protests Around the World. The Color Line - Zinn Education Project. Attack on Apalachicola River.

The Color Line - Zinn Education Project

The fort had provided home and safety to more than 300 African and Choctaw families. Painting by Jackson Walker, Museum of Florida Art. Colonial laws prohibiting Black and white people from marrying one another suggest that some Black and white people did marry. Laws imposing penalties on white indentured servants and enslaved Africans who ran away together likewise suggest that whites and Blacks did run away together. Thebutlerny. Still Separate, Still Unequal: Teaching about School Segregation and Educational Inequality. Racial segregation in public education has been illegal for 65 years in the United States.

Still Separate, Still Unequal: Teaching about School Segregation and Educational Inequality

Yet American public schools remain largely separate and unequal — with profound consequences for students, especially students of color. Today’s teachers and students should know that the Supreme Court declared racial segregation in schools to be unconstitutional in the landmark 1954 ruling Brown v. Board of Education.

Perhaps less well known is the extent to which American schools are still segregated. Miseducation. By Lena V.


Groeger, Annie Waldman and David Eads, October 16, 2018 Based on civil rights data released by the U.S. Department of Education, ProPublica has built an interactive database to examine racial disparities in educational opportunities and school discipline. Race and Incarceration – The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights. The statistics on race and incarceration in the United States present a disturbing picture of a criminal justice system that in which people of color are vastly overrepresented and face harsher penalties than their white peers.

Race and Incarceration – The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights

According to the Sentencing Project, 1 in 3 black men and 1 in 6 Latino men is likely to spend time in prison in their lifetime, as compared to 1 in 17 white men. This racial disparity also exists for women–while 1 in 111 white women will spend time in prison, for Latina women this likelihood is increased to 1 in 45 and for black women 1 in 18. The Prison Policy Initiative breaks down racial disparity by state, and shows that although black Americans make up 13% of the population, they account for 40% of the incarcerated population. The Federal Bureau of Prisons maintains monthly data on inmates in Federal prison, and as of July 2015, 37.6% were black. Speech transitions: words and phrases to connect your ideas. June 28, 2018 - Gini Beqiri - 7 min read When delivering presentations it's important for your words and ideas to flow so your audience can understand how everything links together and why it's all relevant.

Speech transitions: words and phrases to connect your ideas

This can be done using speech transitions because these act as signposts to the audience - signalling the relationship between points and ideas. This article explores how to use speech transitions in presentations. Bet You Didn't Know: March on Washington. Mississippi Burning - Tasks. Pre reading: The following is a quote taken from the film, Mississippi Burning.

Mississippi Burning - Tasks

Mayor Tilma: “Do you like baseball, do you, Anderson?” Mississippi Burning vocabulary Flashcards. Harvard graduate's unique speech goes viral. Little Rock Nine. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. The origins of Jim Crow - introduction. Understanding Jim Crow (Setting the Setting) From the late 19th century to the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, many Southern states implemented laws of racial segregation that came to be known as Jim Crow laws.

Understanding Jim Crow (Setting the Setting)

Many of these laws defined segregated public spaces. Others detailed social opportunities that would promote white supremacy, while deliberately stifling black progress. It was within this tension-filled social framework, in a small Southern town in the early 1930s, that Harper Lee chose to set her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. California Newsreel - THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW. Winner 2003 Peabody AwardWinner 2003 IDA Achievement Award RESOURCESDiscover interactive activities, timelines, lesson plans and other background at these splendid companion web's Domain The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.

California Newsreel - THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW

This definitive four-part series documents a brutal and oppressive era rooted in the growing refusal of many Southern states to grant slaves freed in the Civil War equal rights with whites. Glossary of key terms final. Flight to freedom at a glance. Mapping Police Violence. "What can I do to change? You know? To be a better American?" Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr. These are quotes arranged according to their authors. You can also browse quotes according to their date of submission or arranged in categories Quotes by most famous authors /Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr. The author of the following quotes: Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr. Black parents describe “The Talk” they give to their children about police. It’s known as "The Talk" — a discussion left almost exclusively to black parents and family members about police.

"It’s maddening," one black mother said. "I get so frustrated and angry about having to prepare my kids for something that they’re not responsible for. " "The Talk" was the topic of a New York Times video from 2015, explaining how black parents have to prepare their sons for police encounters — out of fear, mainly, that such interactions can go horribly wrong, ending with their son dead. The Talk.

10 Rules of Survival if Stopped by the Police. Talk Back: Featured Video Get Home Safely: 10 Rules of Survival "We can say #BlackLivesMatter and #PoliceLivesMatter. " - Rev. Dr. Frank Thomas There is a growing movement across the country represented by the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter that is driving awareness to the number of young Black men and women who are shot and killed during confrontations with police. How to raise a black son in America. Play / Ramp om historia - 5 minuter : Medborgarrättsrörelsen. A Time for Justice Teachers Guide. Civil Rights Movement. Black History – Civil Rights. A Theme Page about the black people’s struggle for their civil rights in the US in the 60s with the leadership of Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr, suitable for intermediate-level students, A2-C1. Related Pages: Slavery, Racism, Tolerance, Martin Luther King Jr, Human Rights. Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks, the icon of the American civil rights movement, has died aged 92. Her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on an Alabama bus in 1955 started a revolution in the US civil rights movement. She was one of the first people to challenge America’s segregation laws. Matchmakers. Race. House Rules. Cops See It Differently, Part One. Race An Issue In Katrina Response. The human suffering from Hurricane Katrina and the images of mostly black hurricane victims and looters have provoked new debates about tough public policy decisions, the nation's troubled racial history and the racial and economic barriers that still separate Americans. Mission 2. Why 60 Minutes aired photos of lynchings in report by Oprah. Update: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which honors more than 4,000 men, women and children who were lynched in America, opened to the public April 26, 2018.

Below, our story on why 60 Minutes decided to air graphic photos of lynchings in its report about the memorial: Selma to Montgomery March. Only A Pawn In Their Game - Bob Dylan. Mississippi: A Thread Through Time. Civil Rights Martyrs. Klansman jailed in 'Mississippi Burning' case dies in prison. Edgar Ray Killen, a part-time Baptist minister and the plot leader, was convicted of three counts of manslaughter nearly 13 years ago.

Killen, who would have turned 93 on January 17, was pronounced dead Thursday night at the hospital of the Mississippi State Penitentiary, the department said. Murder in Mississippi. On June 21, 1964, three young men disappeared near the town of Philadelphia, Mississippi. Brookings. What Is the Meaning of Life? Ootball gives meaning to your life. Topics. Former Ku Klux Klan leader Johnny Lee Clary on Enough Rope with Andrew Denton. The faces of transgender teen America. THE BYSTANDER EFFECT. 31 Maps Mocking National Stereotypes Around the World. Using infographical maps to represent data is nothing new, but London-based designer Yanko Tsvetkov, through his site, has taken this common form in a new direction by releasing a series of both funny and thought-provoking prejudice maps.

Headlines Theatre- Us and Them. UsThem1-hi-photo-credit-David-Cooper1-600x394.jpg (JPEG Image, 600 × 394 pixels) Stereotypes and Prejudices.