This quote is from Rosa Parks and can be used during a civil rights unit or just in the daily classroom. This will lead to discussion on doing the right thing in our everyday lives. This is teaching students how to be active members of their community.
We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. - Maya Angelou Quote by Nate Williams Illustration and Hand Lettering
Asking you to give me equal rights implies that they are yours to give. Instead, I demand that you stop trying to deny me the rights all people deserve. These rights are inalienable. We are born with them.
Malcolm X - Civil Rights Leader - Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. -Malcolm X