Malcolm X / Black Panthers Inquiry

Malcolm X / Black Panthers Inquiry

After many of you expressed curiosity in regard to both Malcolm X and the Black Panthers, I thought what a great opportunity for an inquiry experience! Access the learning helper that will guide you through the inquiry process HERE

Tulsa Massacre Inquiry

Tulsa Massacre Inquiry

Use the learning helper linked HERE in order to work through a mini inquiry in response to the Tulsa Massacre Stimuli linked on the document. This learning activity will require you to work on your question asking skills as well as a brief evidence gathering 

Emmett Till, the Tulsa Massacre, Birth of a Nation, the Little Rock 9, Brown v. Board, social psychology and factors contributing to equality

Emmett Till, the Tulsa Massacre, Birth of a Nation, the Little Rock 9, Brown v. Board, social psychology and factors contributing to equality

Your task is to complete the questions on the learning helper linked here that will require you to deploy past learning in the service of answering some of our key learning questions for this unit such as, “What does equality look like?” and “What factors 

Media, Culture and Equality

Media, Culture and Equality

Use the learning helper linked HERE titled, “Media, Culture and Equality” in order to analyze and reflect on the role of the media in increasing or decreasing cultural values and norms relating to equality in society as well as providing some background information on the 

You Decide: Understanding Reconstruction and devising a path to Equality

You Decide: Understanding Reconstruction and devising a path to Equality

Although the victory of the North in the American Civil War was certainly a step towards equality, there was still much work to be done in the service of achieving true equality between blacks and whites in America. This crucial period of time after the 

Obstacles to Equality: Reflection on an essential Question

Obstacles to Equality: Reflection on an essential Question

Obstacles to Equality: What elements of society can create resistance to equality or prevent equality from obtaining? Your task is to utilize the learning helper linked below in order to reflect on and analyze this important essential question from our Equality unit! Obstacles to Equality 

Would you walk away? Reflecting on a utilitarian utopia

Would you walk away? Reflecting on a utilitarian utopia

In order to have a shared intellectual framework and language for our work this year, it is important that you understand two basic Ethical & Moral philosophies: **UTILITARIANISM**DEONTOLOGICAL (KANTIAN) In order to better understand each of these philosophical perspectives, complete the following learning helper: KANTIAN 

How do we Identify Injustice in the world? Are all protests JUST?

How do we Identify Injustice in the world? Are all protests JUST?

Many believe that the “Just-ness,” or legitimacy of a protest depends on if the protestors are fighting against an injustice. However in order to EVALUATE whether or not a protest is just, one must first have a concept of what “Justice” is and what a 

Are all Protests Just?

Are all Protests Just?

A few years ago, there was controversy in the United States around the removal of statues in public parks and government spaces that were identified as representing racism or oppression of minorities. While many people were in favor of the removal of such statues and 

Exam TIME! Stuff you should know

Exam TIME! Stuff you should know

It’s final exam time! That means you need to engage in the annual rite of passage: Cramming. I’m joking of course! We don’t NEED to cram because we learned everything conceptually and therefore have totality of comprehension. But just in case, I’ve created this “study