Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
This quote is from Rosa Parks and can be used during a civil rights unit or just in the daily classroom. This will lead to discussion on doing the right thing in our everyday lives. This is teaching students how to be active members of their community.
Paris--Angela Davis, American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis emerged as a nationally prominent activist in the when she was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party.
"Protestors" taking a stand for a cause. Their signs are "I am " poems written in the point of view of people who are passionate about a cause. Plus a link to a site to build "I Am" poems. (Teaching in Room
"What are Human Rights?" Lessons, Books, Videos for Kids