Segregation

Views:
 
Category: Entertainment
     
 

Presentation Description

No description available.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

Segregation:

Segregation Have We Learned?

PowerPoint Presentation:

On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus Today, there is no segregation on buses Or Is There?

We Still Segregate On Buses:

We Still Segregate On Buses Only Now It's Not About Riding In The Back of the Bus

PowerPoint Presentation:

It's About Not Riding On The Same Bus At All

PowerPoint Presentation:

In 1954 the Supreme Court declared that racial segregation in public schools violated the Equal Protection clause of the 14th Amendment

PowerPoint Presentation:

Today it i s s till c ommon f or p eople w ith m ental d isabilities t o b e s egregated from r egular s chools i nto c enters Where they w ill n ever h ave t he c hance t o g raduate

PowerPoint Presentation:

In 1990, before the ADA became law, people with disabilities often could not get a job, ride a city bus, or go to a restaurant or store Not so long ago we segregated other U.S. citizens

PowerPoint Presentation:

Thousands of Jews were also segregated and died because of who they were

PowerPoint Presentation:

In the 1940s, the Jews were segregated into ghettos

PowerPoint Presentation:

Prior to World War II, there were close similarities between the American and Nazi eugenic movements

PowerPoint Presentation:

One German film, distributed to more than 3,000 U.S. high schools in 1941, described people with disabilities as “weeds” who needed to be cut away so the healthy might survive

PowerPoint Presentation:

While the Nazi’s were torturing and performing i nhumane experiments on Jews , the United States was institutionalizing and experimenting on disabled U.S. citizens The most horrific of these institutions was Willowbrook which warehoused 5400 disabled people who were deemed to be “unfit for society”

PowerPoint Presentation:

ABC aired a report in 1972 showing children living at Willowbrook in filthy conditions Many of these children had been given the Hepatitis Virus and were being used In experiments to find a cure

PowerPoint Presentation:

Willowbrook finally closed its doors in 1989 Today, people with disabilities continue to fight for their “right” to be a part of s ociety . Every day they struggle not only w ith their disability, but also with the way t hey are treated by their peers, co-workers, a nd society in general. They do have a right to live among us. If we try, we will Learn much more from them than we could ever teach them

PowerPoint Presentation:

Disabled Ability

PowerPoint Presentation:

Different People

PowerPoint Presentation:

We all bleed red , we all taste rain All fall down, lose our way We all say words we regret We all cry tears, we all bleed red

PowerPoint Presentation:

Picture yourself in my world Now let me live in yours

authorStream Live Help