Students draw critical connections between the American Eugenics Movement and the emergence of Nazi race science during the 1920s and 1930s.
Students use works by visual artist Glenn Ligon and writer Zora Neale Hurston to examine questions about their own identity.
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.
Students analyze Atticus' character in Go Set a Watchman in historical context by reading primary sources that illuminate the ways many white southerners reacted to the prospect of social change.
Students identify how the beliefs about race developed during the Enlightenment still impact attitudes toward race and equality in the United States today.