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key stage 4

The work of James Baldwin and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Through a series of six lessons you will be looking comparatively at ‘The Fire Next Time’ by James Baldwin and ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates. To gain more of an understanding of both texts you will explore their context- the Civil Rights era and Black Lives Matter movement and how they have shaped both America and the world.

What is Free Speech?

An exploration of “free speech” in the UK and USA. The lesson includes an evaluation of cancel culture, intolerance and conspiracy theories.