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"Feeling History: African-Americans' Reach for Equality"
for Grades 7-adult



Synopsis

In this theatrical history experience, audience-members embark on a guided journey from slavery to today. Actors use monologues, scenes, slides, music, sound and pointed interaction to help audiences intellectually and emotionally understand individual and institutional racism in a way that may well move them closer to each other and someday, perhaps, even to actions that will help end racism.

Educational Objectives

  1. To create a deep understanding that inequality and racism came about as a rationalization for slavery
  2. To create an emotional understanding of the abuse and inequality experienced by African-Americans through slavery
  3. To provide brief information regarding slavery, the Civil War, convict leasing, peonage, chain gangs, sharecropping, the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th Amendment, the Dred Scott Decision, Reconstruction, Jim Crow laws, the Fair Housing Act, Brown vs. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement
  4. To differentiate and define individual racism and institutional racism

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CLIMB Inc
6415 Carmen Ave E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Outreach Department
(651) 453-9275 x19
Gaming Department
Laurie Gluesing
(651) 453-9275 x11
Teaching Company
Lauren Diesch
(651) 453-9275 x20
Performing Company
Buffy Sedlachek
(651) 453-9275 x40

 

         

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