Tag Archives: Chicago High Schools

Protest Letter to Alderman by VC

  Alderman Margaret Laurino 4404 West Lawrence Avenue. Chicago, IL 60630   July 20, 2012 Dear Ms. Laurino, My name is VC and I am a student attending CICS Northtown Academy. I live in the neighborhood and the condition of street and sidewalks does not convince me that it is safe to travel to and Read More…

Letter to CICS CEO

  Elizabeth D. Purvis Chicago International Charter School 11 E. Adams Suite 600 Chicago, IL, 60603   Dear Mrs. Pervis, I am writing to alert you of a problem that affects my school, CICS Northtown Academy. My school, which is the place I spend hours, days, weeks, and months learning so many things, whether these Read More…

Y.V.D Letter

  CICS Northtown Academy 3900 West Peterson Avenue Chicago, IL 60659-3162 (773) 478-3655 2012 Civitas Schools   July 20, 2012   To Whom It May Concern,   Please accept this letter as a protest regarding the lack of air conditioning in Northtown Academy.   In Northtown Academy, there is a lack of air conditioning in Read More…

Immortal Technique Freedom Song by AV

  Immortal Technique – Freedom Song I have a life and it has a purpose So I’d die for my people than live worthless Incarcerated for my beliefs & given name Immortal Technique   They’ve got an eye on us Keepin’ us confined Saying it’s just a conspiracy theory Stealing land and bombing innocent people Read More…

Angela Davis Freedom Song IS

Angela  Davis is famous for more than her notorious afro, she had a crucial role in the civil rights movement. The main focus of her political involvement was and still is the state of prisons in the United States. This person really caught my eye because of her life long struggle to strive for integration Read More…

Y.A. Interview With K.G. about Sarvodaya

Y.A. My First Interview with K.G. on Sarvodaya This was an interesting and engaging interview I had with someone I know. I asked him a few questions which he answered to the best of his ability, and truthfully. Afterwards, we had an interesting conversation about protests and nowadays how they’re a lot more difficult, and Read More…

Harry Belafonte Freedom Song by KG

  Reflection This unit on sarvodaya made me realize its meaning and how it is shown in different positions. The lecture and the film Freedom Song helped me get into more about sarvodaya and how it was used in problems like “segregation” and “apartheid”. I never knew on how important this unit was to all and what would Read More…

Myles Horton Freedom Song by YLS

Reflection: This man was a fighter even though the civil right fight wasn’t even his and inspired many to do something that otherwise they would not do. Sarvodaya is base the rising of everyone and the equality to all the living things Myles Horton show this things.  Myles Horton Freedom Song I’m just Myles Horton Read More…

Septima Poinsette Clark’s Freedom Song by DM

Reflection The purpose of this assignment was to write about a civil rights activist as if I were them. While writing about the person we chose, we were suppose to explain how they faced and used Sarvoaya, one of Gandhi’s four princables, to over come their conflicts. I chose Septima Poinsette Clark, a civil rights Read More…

Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael) Y.A.

Stokely Carmichael was a true civil rights leader who formed the Students Nonviolent Coordinating Comittee (SNCC). He led many freedom riders and protests as well. Inspired by two African leaders he was close with, Stokely changed his name to Kwame Toure, borrowed from Kwame Nkrumah and Ahmed Sekou Toure. Kwame Toure united many people during Read More…