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Living the Legacy - Keyword: Interracial relations

  • Bombing of The Temple, Atlanta, Georgia
    Unit 1, Lesson 4

    Analyze how power and privilege shape our relationships and involvement in social justice and activism, using sources including clips from the film Driving Miss Daisy.

  • Image of Heather Booth and Fannie Lou Hamer
    Unit 2, Lesson 4

    Explore the role of community organizing, Jewish values, and moral conviction in the lives of young civil rights activists as you imagine yourself a participant in Mississippi Freedom Summer.

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    Unit 2, Lesson 5

    Encounter a little known story of women collaborating across geographic, racial, and religious boundaries through documentary clips of Wednesdays in Mississippi activists.

  • Unit 3, Lesson 1

    Explore and interrogate the identification between Jews and African-Americans against the backdrop of the Passover seder.

  • Unit 3, Lesson 2

    Analyze how underlying rifts in the relationship between African Americans and Jews brought these groups into more overt conflict in the late 1960s, with a focus on the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school crisis and a poetry slam activity.

  • Unit 3, Lesson 3

    Assess Jewish attitudes towards Affirmative Action as an example of how individuals and communities try to manage competing priorities.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Living the Legacy - Keyword: Interracial relations." (Viewed on July 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/keyword/Interracial-relations>.

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