Past & Present Rights Activists
What can you see and do?
Investigate on Your Own!
Using any of these resources, find a news/magazine/any type of article from the Civil Rights Movement. Then find a current article using (if you can) the same organization. Example: If you find something previously published with The Seattle Times, try to find a current article from The Seattle Times.
Here are some possible places to look:
Songs of Freedom
Pick a song from this youtube list, or you can find a different song from the Civil Rights Movement Era. Then describe how it connects and supports the CRM. Next find your own artist and/or song and describe why and how it represents a current issue in American Civil Rights. Please provide a link to the song/artist.
The New Jim Crow: Panel Discussion
Thursday, May 7th, 7pm
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA
There will be a discussion/lecture open to the public to discuss the material from the book, The New Jim Crow, written by Michelle Alexander.
Attend this University of Washington Event and write a brief reflection of what you saw and heard.
Find Your Activist!
Go to the FamousPeople and find an activist (current or past), that you can create a visual project for. You can create a Poster or a piece of original artwork that describes the individual and can demonstrate your understanding of their accomplishments.