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African American/Black History: Racism and Black Lives Matter (Multi-Week)

To learn about racism and the Black Lives Matter Movement in Black History.
Karen Evans
114 total reviews for this teacher
38 reviews for this class
Completed by 139 learners
Class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 3 weeks
8-13
year olds
1-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

I am a black person who has overcome prejudices throughout my life.  As a black person, who had a career in Human Resources, I am sensitive to discrimination issues in the workplace and have worked hard in my role to elevate as many minorities as I could.  I strive to encourage them and help them advance in their careers. The Black Lives Matters Movement has highlighted the need to be aware of social injustices and discrimination.  
Learners will be asked to research a high level discrimination or racial profiling case, write at least 10 sentences about the case and   present to the class on week 3. (Anyone besides Travon Martin and George Floyd). Learners will also be given the opportunity to create their own protest sign.  The homework assignment is optional.  
Paper and pencil. Computer to complete research.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Since this is a sensitive topic and the learners will be conducting research, it is important the parent helps guide the research to avoid graphic or sensitive content that may be too disturbing for your learner. 

Teacher

Karen Evans
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Teaching Lives, Touching Hearts!
114 total reviews
135 completed classes

About Me

Hi!  I am Karen Evans.  I am excited to help you learn! 

Teaching has always been my first love and now I am enjoying it during this chapter in my life. I am a semi-retired Director of Human Resources. That career has given me the opportunity to... 
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