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Social Studies

The Complicated Life of: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Spend time this 'Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day' learning about the complicated and lesser-known history of his life, activism, and assassination.
Mrs. Morgan
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn about the FBI's surveillance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his global impact, and complicated personal life, all contributing to his ongoing and highly regarded legacy.
Course educator, Morgan Jae, is a college-trained historian and educator with a passion for educating youth on the diverse aspects of Black history and culture. She has taught high school students across various subjects including AP Literature and AP Language, while also providing tutoring and supplemental education and instruction for high school history and sociology students. She also has extensive experience curating supplemental reading material for adult book clubs on the topics of Black history, culture, sociology and feminism.
There will be no homework but students will be given a one-page PDF to guide in further independent research.
There are no formal assessments for this one time course.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Politically and culturally sensitive topics will be discussed during this class with some topics being heavier than others. We will approach highly sensitive subjects including state-sanctioned violence, police brutality, criminality and systemic oppression. The course educator has undergone significant Diversity, Inclusion and Sensitivity trainings to properly support students in understanding and processing this information. Please note that this course involves the mention of "suicide" and information on King's extramarital fair, both of which were topics of the FBI's COINTELPRO letter sent to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1964. The letter, crafted to blackmail King, exposed his affair and deemed his leadership as fraudulent, with the FBI concluding that he should end his life for the betterment of the nation.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation Files
- MLK/FBI (Documentary Film, 2020)
- A More Beautiful & Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History


Mrs. Morgan
Lives in the United States
History, Culture and Sociology Educator with an emphasis on Black Girlhood Studies and African American History
1 total review
5 completed classes

About Me

Morgan Jael is a graduate of Washington University in St Louis where she earned her Bachelors of Arts Degree in African/African American Studies and participated in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship where she surveyed the cultural... 
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