Importance of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Grade Level
6-8
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Essential Question
  • Why is it important to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, as Dr. King said?
  • What is the difference between being treated unfairly by another person and receiving unequal treatment under the law?
  • What effect does injustice have on people and groups?
  • How does privilege shape the lives of individuals and groups?
  • How have people advocated and fought for justice throughout history?
  • What additional progress has to happen for everyone to live in a just society?
  • How do bias and prejudice undermine equal rights?
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