March Book 1

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How might we use the story of John Lewis as told in March Book 1 to construct a vision of nonviolent civil disobedience protest?

The Badge for March Book 1 is adapted from "Bloody Sunday" by Ted Ellis and is shared here under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License.

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"Get in Trouble. Good Trouble"


John Lewis

Can we identify major points in the biography of John Lewis that shaped his character?

MLK and Ghandi

Can we summarize how MLK was influenced by Gandhi and used him as an example in the Social Gospel?

Civil Disobedience

Let's breakdown the tactic of nonviolent civil disobedience and estimate how it can be a powerful instigator of change.

Jim Crow

Can we identify and summarize important examples of JIm Crows laws from the Early 20th Century?

Geography of Racism

Can we use geography to explain how "Separate but Equal" and Jim Crow Laws were tolerated as the law for over 50 years?

Other Non-Violent Protests

Can we give examples and brief summaries of other non-violent protest movements and indicate which ones were lead by minority communities or populations?

Marshall and Obama

Let's contrast Obama's 2008 speech against the message given by Marshall in 1960 and look for correlations with the non-violent movement lead by MLK and John Lewis.

March Book 1

How might we use the story of John Lewis as told in March Book 1 to construct a vision of nonviolent civil disobedience protest?