Directions:Choose a black political activist from the past and a contemporary activist( Audre Lorde for past activist and Jesse Williams for current activist). Identify both activist, and how they became involved in the issues at hand.Examine the techniques used by the activists to get their message heard. Compare the activism during the 1950-60 era to that of the current activist movement.

How are they similar and how do they differ?

What are the issues of interest in the current activism movements as opposed to those in the past?

How has social media helped or harmed today social movements?

What are the events that surrounded the need for change?

What were the majors that occurred in law in this country?


Five page paper, internal and external documentation, objective format and turned in online in e-learning. Four sources required. No use of Wikipedia or Encyclopedias. Develop a presentation as well.