Engage your students in participatory action research! Whether youÂ’re studying the history of Brown or discussing issues of diversity and racial equality, this multi-media resource is an invaluable teaching tool. The full-color book features selected excerpts from Echoes, a spoken word and dance performance by a diverse ensemble of youth from suburban and urban schools, as well as highlights and startling statistics from Documenting the History of Brown, a youth research project about racial and class (in)justice in U.S. schools. Along with the accompanying DVD, Echoes of Brown creates a series of unforgettable echoes on AmericaÂ’s long history of yearning, betrayal, victory, and relentless desire among young and old for educational justice.
Accompanying DVD includes:
Â• The complete 55-minute video of Echoes in which youth speak back to the victories and continuing struggle for justice and democracy in public schools.
Â• Rich video interviews with "elders" who lived through the Brown decision, including Arthur Kinoy (1921Â–2003,) Sonia Sanchez, Judge Jack Weinstein, Roscoe Brown, Esther Lee, Thea and Bailey Jackson, and Adam Green.
Â• Documenting the History of Brown which is a detailed presentation of the results of over 9,000 surveys with youth about racial and class (in)justice in U.S. schools.
Â• Participatory Action Research with Youth with commentary and guidance by researchers and educators.
Â• And much more!