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Module 2

Layers of Injustice & Creating a Script with Comments

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Approx Time to Complete

1.25 Hrs

Pro Tip
  • The slide decks have extra info not included in the online lessons.
  • The Notebook can be printed but has more functionality when used digitally.

Module Overview

In Module 2, students learn about the history of Hip-Hop, types of racism, the basics of writing a script, and adding comments to the code. We challenge students to recognize the following layers of racism in song lyrics:

  • Interpersonal
  • Institutional
  • Structural

Students have an opportunity to discuss the meaning of each racism layer and think about the layers of injustice when writing code to layer music.

Sensitive Topic: This module discusses the damaging legacy of slavery in the United States, including current examples of Interpersonal, Institutional Systemic, and Structural racism.

Module Resources

Module Outline

1

Minds-On: Music As A Way To Express Voice

10 Minutes

2

Action: Layers Of Racism

45 Minutes

3

Consolidation/Reflection

5 Minutes

4

Extensions

10 Minutes

5

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