A microaggression is a statement or action of indirect, subtle or unintentional discrimination.
Music is powerful. Many people can associate a memory with a song. In fact, in many circumstances we use songs to help solidify a memory (e.g. first dance at weddings). In this lesson, music will be used to help students learn more about cultures and attitudes by analyzing a song of protest.
Stereotypes (an oversimplified, widely held fixed image or idea of a particular type/group of person or thing) can be both positive and negative. In this assignment, students will look for examples of racial stereotypes in mass media (TV, film or advertising) to breakdown the impacts these stereotypes.