Students learn about the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and reflect on the the relationship between identity, dignity, and community membership.
Students begin to relate Schindler's List to the contemporary world by examining recent stories of racial hatred in Charlottesville and Germany.
Students reflect on how the Holocaust can educate us about our responsibilities to confront genocide and injustice today.
Students establish a safe space for holding sensitive conversations, before introducing the events surrounding Ferguson, by acknowledging people's complicated feelings about race and creating a classroom contract.
After viewing the documentary film Regret to Inform, students examine the impact of the Vietnam War on the lives of war widows from all sides of the conflict.