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"Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."
Mignon McLaughlin


LEFT: Rosa Parks,  who started the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, having her mug shot taken
when she was arrested for not giving up her seat for a white man.

RIGHT: Statue honoring Rosa Parks is unveiled at the U.S. Capitol, February 27, 2013. 

Please answer the following questions about the movie: "The Long Walk Home". 
Then e-mail them to me (not in an attachment).
DUE: Next Class

1. The purpose of watching this movie was to see an example of doing the work of Justice.
     Please LIST the Specific ways that you saw both black and white people acting for Justice.
     Please refer to your Handout and use the specific terms from Catholic Social Teaching that apply.

2. Discuss the role of Faith and Music in the Civil Rights Movement.

3. Discuss the Cost associated with doing Justice during the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
    Be sure to include the CST principle of Solidarity in your answer.

4. If you were to make a movie set in the present time about the realities of being black in America today, what story would you tell?

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