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  • 1619 Blackout poem artwork
    English

    Students build a comprehensive understanding of the origins and current effects of incarceration on contemporary art-making through collaborative projects, writing prompts, and a gallery exhibition.

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    February 8, 2022
  • Screenshot of Reginald Betts poem from 1619 Project
    English

    Through the study of primary source documents as well as the experiential learning in the community garden, students will be asked to reimagine how stories about slavery are told.

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    November 8, 2021
  • Abstract graphic.
    English

    Professors share activities utilized in school of education courses to engage students with "The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story" and "The 1619 Project: Born on the Water."

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    November 4, 2021
  • Black and white waves with "1619" in large, yellow lettering.
    English

    In this lesson, students will listen, analyze, and respond to episodes of the 1619 podcast. The lesson includes time-stamped sections, guided questions, and extension activities for each episode.

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    June 23, 2021
  • Graphic of yellow gavel.
    English

    How are the ways we work and move a part of the legacy of slavery in the United States? Explore five modules about how capitalism, labor, and even American traffic are shaped by practices that...

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    February 19, 2021
  • Graphic of blue notebook.
    English

    Lesson Plans

    Law and Politics

    Explore essays from The 1619 Project that challenge readers to think about how the history of slavery has been taught—and how contemporary legal discussions are linked to slavery.

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    February 18, 2021
  • Graphic of blue notebook.
    English

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    Arts and Culture

    What do American art and music say about our society and the law? What do they say about what this country has become? Explore an article, photo essay, and poem to discuss the ways the institution of...

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    February 17, 2021
  • Graphic of yellow notebook.
    English

    Lesson Plans

    Public Health

    How is America’s health care system linked to the institution of slavery? Use this resource to discuss terms like “medical apartheid” and analyze the impact socialized health care systems might have...

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    February 17, 2021
  • Graphic of blue textbooks.
    English

    Lesson Plans

    Mass Incarceration

    Use this resource to explore the work of Bryan Stevenson, Michelle Alexander, and Dorothy Roberts on the subject of mass incarceration, and examine connections between slavery, Jim Crow, and mass...

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    February 17, 2021

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