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This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases" by Ida B. Wells.
In “Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases,” historical activist Ida B. Wells discusses the injustice and horrors of Southern lynch laws, focusing especially on the violence enacted against African Americans following the Civil War and Reconstruction Era.
"How has America changed over time?", "What is fair?", and "What are the effects of prejudice?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this essay at home:
- What was "Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases" About
- What did you learn about? About Justice, Freedom & Equality? About Prejudice & Discrimination?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: