“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.” -Dorothy Height
In broadcast journalism we refer to breaking news as THIS JUST IN. We stop everything and go with the story of the day. And in education I implore teachers to do the same. Here’s a video which provides the framework for FREEDOM SISTERS, how they were chosen, and why they were/are important to remember.
PLEASE: Stop what you are teaching for 5-minutes to pay tribute to Dr. Dorothy Height.
And in an effort to remember the selfless works of the ‘Godmother’ of the Civil Rights movement, I am starting to gather resources for students and teachers to learn more about her life’s mission.
|“We’ve got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for
the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it.” -Dorothy Height