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Lifting as We Climb Juneteenth Event - Penguin Classroom/Evette Dionne and Julia Torres

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Lifting as We Climb is the recording of the June 2022 conversation between author Evette Dionne and school librarian Julia Torres about Juneteenth, the battle for Black women to receive...more
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Lifting as We Climb is the recording of the June 2022 conversation between author Evette Dionne and school librarian Julia Torres about Juneteenth, the battle for Black women to receive voting rights, and more. Over approximately an hour, the two women discuss the process of writing the book of the same name and the efforts undertaken by African-American women to overcome stereotypes and lift their status in communities.

tag(s): authors (104), civil rights (195), Juneteenth (22), professional development (393), women (137)

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Share this video with students after reading Lifting as We Climb or during your lessons on women's rights and civil rights. Use Vibby, reviewed here to highlight, annotate, or clip portions of the video to enhance learning. For example, when discussing Juneteenth, use Vibby to clip that portion of the discussion in the video to share with students. Extend learning by asking students to interview community members on their experience as Black women. Have students share the information learned modeled upon this video by creating and recording a discussion of Juneteenth, civil rights, or women's rights. Use Vmaker, reviewed here to create, edit, and share their video recordings.

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