The Black Man's Burden

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How does prejudice emerge? To open a discussion about race and prejudice, class members read "The Black Man's Burden," H.T. Johnson's response to Rudyard Kipling's famous ode to imperialism.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair with a reading of Kipling's poem,"The White Man's Burden"
Classroom Considerations

  • The discussion requires a safe and respectful classroom environment

  • Discussion questions are included in the resource packet

  • Some readers may need additional scaffolding to make connections between the poem and question about the emergence of prejudice
Common Core