this assignment requires you to respond to Charles Moore's Civil Rights Photographs. After completing this assignment, students will be able to:
- Analyze perspectives of those living in the past in their historical context using primary documents.
Take a look at the photographs in this slide shows https://tinyurl.com/ydyejkyh . Then in a paragraph of at least 100+ words, answer the following questions:
- How would you describe the expression of James Jones, the Grand Dragon of the North Carolina Ku Klux Klan? Does he look ashamed, or proud?
- What about the expression of the man trying out a billy club in the next photograph? The police officer (with a hat and glasses on) to the left looking on?
- How do you think people felt when they saw the pictures of young people being blasted with fire hoses and bitten by dogs?