Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Civil Rights History Course: Central High School 50 Years Later

Little Rock: 50 Years Later
Name:

Central High School is still segregated. How so?


What is life like for the majority of African American students who attend Central High School today?



What is life like for the majority of White students who attend Central High School?



Themes dealt with in the film (cite examples of each as you watch the film):

Black on Black crime

Poverty

Drugs

High Dropout Rate



Discuss whether you think race or class divide the students and staff of Little Rock Central High School.


Although de jure segregation is over, de facto segregation still exists. Why?

Why does integration matter?

Research segregation Wisconsin. Does it exist, and if so, to what extent?


Resources:

Dejure and Defacto Segregation Defined:
http://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/tt_defining_terms.pdf
Benefits of attending desegregated schools:




Segregation in Wisconsin:


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