Annotating together: Articles, Audio, and Video about The Shooting of Trayvon Martin
Comment on a couple of articles about The Shooting of Trayvon Martin. Please log in to your Google account so that we can keep track of your comments.
What Everyone Should Know About Trayvon Martin (1995-2012)
Legum, Judd. Thinkprogress.org (2012) "What Everyone Should Know About Trayvon Martin (1995-2012)." ThinkProgress. [online] [Accessed: 27 Mar 2012].
Respond to this article by quoting facts from it in a comment or a discussion post on Youth Voices. Please use the guide: Adding a quotation to a discussion or comment to organize a few paragraphs around a quote that you can then post into a discussion or a comment on Youth Voices.
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For Trayvon and Emmett: My "Walking While Black" stories
Dagnal-Myron, C. (2012) For Trayvon and Emmett: My "Walking While Black" stories. Open Solon, [blog] 21 March, Accessed: 31 March 2012.
Write your own "Walking While Black [or another profiled identity]" story or poem.
How to Talk to Young Black Boys about Trayvon Martin
Toure (2012) How to Talk to Young Black Boys About Trayvon Martin.Time Ideas, [online] 21 March. Accessed: 1 April 2012.
Create a public service ad telling young Black boys how to act given the dangers they face. Remember the that Toure's essay is ironic in that it shows how absurd any such warnings are and that the real problem rests with the profiling and racism that African-American young men face in their lives.
Write your own article like this one where you document your history with the police.
Add your annotations to articles in the Youth Voices Crocodoc Folder in the sub-folder: "Trayvon Martin shooting" - placed here after the Zimmerman verdict
Remix these videos, and post your responses as a discussion on Youth Voices: