Join the activists on Black Lives Matter Plaza as they stand together as catalysts for Good Trouble, seeking racial justice for the Black Community.
HEROIC CONTEXT: Students will identify important people/events of the BLM movement and their role within this movement.
SIGNIFICANT CONTEXT: Students will develop an analytical understanding of the Black Lives Matter Movement.
HISTORICAL/POLITICAL AWARENESS: Students will develop a better understanding of racial injustices and their impact on the black community.
SOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT: Students will develop a better understanding of how to make meaningful choices to influence positive changes for others.
At the end of this lesson:
- Students will understand how and why the Black Lives Matter movement was started.
- Students will understand how racial injustices and the killings of Black lives sparked a global movement.
- Students will understand how to display a sense of empathy and understanding for others as they explore the reasons and causes of the BLM movement.
- Students will understand the terminology associated with racial injustice and discrimination.
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