Race and Perspective: Contrasting the Police Response to the Capitol Insurrection and Black Lives Matter Protests in TV and Print
In this media literacy activity students compare two opinion pieces, a TV news commentary and a print article, about the police response to Black Lives Matter protests and to the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021 for messages about media construction and how our identity influences our views.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Journalism, US History And Government, Sociology
Grade Level(s)High School
Media Type(s)Blog Post, News Article/headlines, Web Video
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH)