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Secrets of a Wild Child
In 1970, social workers in Los Angeles discovered a modern-day "wild child," a 13 year old girl who had been locked in a room in social isolation for the most of her life. She had been forced to sit alone, day after day, strapped to a potty chair, with little more than bare walls to look at. She was severely under-developed, unable to talk and barely able to walk.
This is her story...
A Class Divided
One day in 1968, Jane Elliott, a teacher in a small, all-white Iowa town, divided her third-grade class into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups and gave them a daring lesson in discrimination. This is the story of that lesson, its lasting impact on the children, and its enduring power 30 years later.
Privilege is not restricted to race, but may apply to class, age, sex, or any other defining characteristic of a person, or characteristics within a group or sub-group.
a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.
"education is a right, not a privilege"
synonyms:advantage, benefit; More