Emory University
From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement
Emory University

From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement

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There are 5 modules in this course

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: 1) discuss the contributions and involvement of civil rights activists and leaders in the Civil Rights Movement (CRM) campaigns in the United States, and 2) examine the chronology and phases of the Movement and CRM campaigns.

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14 videos5 readings1 quiz

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: 1) list the major groups of the American Civil Rights Movement, 2) discuss the impact of CRM groups, 3) discuss the importance of having multiple groups involved in the CRM, and 4) analyze the importance of strategy in organizing groups.

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16 videos2 readings1 quiz

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: 1) list and define the six principles of nonviolence, 2) identify the six strategies of nonviolence, and 3) analyze the social dynamics of nonviolence.

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11 videos2 readings2 quizzes

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: 1) describe the various applications of nonviolence, 2) outline the academic foundations of nonviolence, and 3) define and discuss social action.

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8 videos2 readings1 quiz

Upon completion of this module, learners will be able to: 1) recognize current nonviolence initiatives involving Dr. LaFayette, 2) examine the work of Emory University's Center for Advancing Nonviolence (ECAN), 3) differentiate between the various modern applications of nonviolence, and 4) assess the future of nonviolence and education for change.

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8 videos2 readings

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4.9 (57 ratings)
Bernard LaFayette, Jr.
Emory University
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