This is a fun, quick little writing activity to get your students thinking about race, activism, technology, and communication!
Martin Luther King Jr. has done a lot to shift the paradigm of race relations in the United States and dare I say the world.
So, naturally one might wonder...
If he were still living today, how might he feel about emojis and our new diverse approach to emoji people? We now have emoji in a wide variety of skin tones!
Would he be ecstatic? Would he not care at all?
Have your students use the information they know about Martin Luther King's Activism, Emojis, and Cultural Awareness in order to form an argument.
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