You are no doubt aware of the sit-in going on now in the House of Representatives led by legendary Congressman John Lewis.
I’ve previously shared a number of important resources about Congressman Lewis — you can find them all here.
My favorite related classroom resources is “You Must Find A Way To Get In Trouble,” a writing prompt I use based on one of his speeches.
CNN has just published a good article about the sit-in featuring a short video interview with Congressman Lewis that would be a great companion to that writing prompt exercise (the video is not embeddable at this time).
Here’s an excerpt from that CNN article: