Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Useful vocabulary:

Personal background, upbringing and experience (social class, religion, age, gender, nationality, race, appearance)-> ignorance and/ or fear-> Stereotypes (unchanging, usually illogical, mental images stemming from overgeneralization) -> prejudice/ bias(es)/ prejudiced against (adj) -> discrimination/ discriminatory behaviour / discriminate against (v) -> sexism, ageism, racism, nationalism-> narrow mindedness vs open mindedness= tolerance= acceptance of difference

Introductory video:
7 Billion: Are You Typical? -- National Geographic Magazine | National Geographic

Presentation slides:

Suggested further reading:

BBC News: Black woman challenges race law (Rosa Parks)

Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream- click on the speaker to listen to the famous speech
(delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.)

Martin Luther King: the story behind his 'I have a dream' speech on The Guardian
It's 50 years since King gave that speech. Gary Younge finds out how it made history (and how it nearly fell flat).

C2-level students' posts on their class blog
Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για black history month

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