Writing Prompt: Today’s Civil Rights Hero

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Heroes are not just in the past, there are hereos around us today. Who do you think is one of today’s African American civil rights hero? Tell something about the person and what he or she has done for civil rights. Why is he or she important? How will history remember this person? A great writing prompt for 5th and 6th grade but can be used across several different grades as appropriate.