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This guide contains all the print materials that students will need throughout your Choices in Little Rock unit. This includes all of the readings, photographs, and handouts, as well as space for students to complete the unit’s formative and summative performance tasks. This guide was updated in November 2023.
This mini-lesson invites students to synthesize their learning about the causes of racial injustice in policing and reflect on the implications these causes have on the individual and collective choices we make today.
Students explore the legacies of the Reconstruction era today, reflect on the idea of democracy as a continuous process, and consider how they can best participate in the ongoing work of strengthening our democracy.
Explore Mamie Till-Mobley’s courageous decision to show the public Emmett Till’s body through an open-casket funeral and photos in Jet magazine and consider why Emmett’s death generated widespread determination to pursue racial justice.