Jim Crow Era

Jim Crow Era

Jim Crow Era Jim Crow laws were a collection of state and local statutes that legalized racial segregation. Named after a Black minstrel show character, the laws—which existed for about 100 years, from the post-Civil War era until 1968—were meant to marginalize...
Stereotypes

Stereotypes

Stereotypes Stereotypes are the internalized feelings, attitudes, opinions and assumptions that people hold. They color the way we interact. Define stereotypes then move to group activity and discussion This section can be conducted as part of a cultural...
P.E.A.R. Peer Education Against Racism

P.E.A.R. Peer Education Against Racism

P.E.A.R. Peer Education Against Racism The idea behind P.E.A.R. is how allies can use their privilege to lead, develop, teach and use peer-to-peer or ally-to-ally training to create awareness, change mindsets and break down barriers to dismantle racism. Learn...
Youth Activism Through History

Youth Activism Through History

Youth Activism Through History This is a timeline of some youth leaders who sparked the movement for change and contributed to the civil rights movement. All of these youth fought for many of the things we take for granted today. They inspire and empower us to do the...
The Arts and Justice

The Arts and Justice

The Arts and Justice Music, performing and art is in deep seeded in the blood of African Americans, brought over from Africa by their enslaved ancestors. In Africa, music and dance have long been used as a method of communication, in celebrations, in death and to tell...

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