What are the best ways to organize people and spur them to action?

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    Islands of Decency

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    Reading

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    Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and…

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    Occupy Chicago Protesters

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    Image

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    Linda Paul’s photograph of Occupy Chicago protesters in October of 2011 documents the movement’s presence in Chicago. The image provokes conversation about economic and social justice, civil disobedience, activism, community,…

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    The Mexican American and the Church

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    Reading

    Overview

    Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) was a Mexican-American labor activist who founded the United Farm Workers labor union to protect the rights of migrant workers. Chavez brought national attention to his cause…