BACKGROUND: Sometimes, in our society, we find ourselves honoring people for their celebrity or power. Sometimes, in our society, we even find ourselves honoring people that don’t deserve honoring at all. Our world is filled with inspiring people that fight for the equality of and justice for their fellow humans. Let’s take time to not only learn how these people have positively impacted our world, but also to learn how to become a social justice warrior ourselves. Let’s spread our social justice knowledge!
PROMPT: Which person, past or present, is worthy of a national holiday? Use at least three character traits that this person possesses to explain your argument and researched evidence to validate your choice of character traits.
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: What message/information am I trying to get across? How can language empower us?