Living the Legacy


Power, Privilege, and Responsibility

Unit 1 , Lesson 4

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

Power, Privilege, and Responsibility

Enduring understandings: 
  • One's power and privilege shape one's relationships and one's involvement in social justice and activism.
Essential questions: 
  • How did systems and personal experiences of power, privilege, responsibility, and dignity affect individual relationships between American Jews and African Americans in the era of the Civil Rights Movement?
  • How do power and privilege operate in contemporary movements?
  • How do power and privilege operate in your own life?

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