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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Slavery may have been abolished long ago, but prejudice has not. Why can’t changing a law change a person’s attitude? How has the history of slavery in America’s past contributed to racial tensions that exist today?
What lessons can you learn from the suffering of this people? How can these insights be applied to other situations?
To learn even more about the production of Roots and the history of African-Americans, check this website: www.africana.com/roots25
Roots played an important role in a renewal of interest in one’s genealogical history. If you have a desire to trace your roots, check out the wealth of information available at www.familysearch.org—it’s free.