Living the Legacy - Keyword: Interracial relations
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.