On this day in history, Constance Baker Motley passed away in 2005. Ms. Motley was the first black woman to be appointed a judge of a federal district court. She has taken on many roles in her life. All fighting for the rights of black Americans and all Americans. She was a civil rights activist, lawyer, judge, and a state senator.
With the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, it is necessary that we take a look back at the milestones we have accomplished in creating a Supreme Court that represents all of its citizens, not just some. We must look back on justices who moved the bar forward for inclusion, representation, and justice for ALL of the United States citizens. Consider this week’s current event and how you believe Constance Baker Motley would have ruled on Breonna Taylor’s case.
The Jack Minges Unit wants to wish you a Happy Neighbor Day! Celebrate by doing a nice favor for your neighbor or just share a simple smile with them.
Building a Vision for the Future.
For this activity you will create a vision board for a healthier lifestyle. You can use a Poster Board or piece of paper. First you will need to draw 3 large circles. In each circle write a long-term goal for your healthier lifestyle. Next you will draw 3 smaller circles coming from the larger circles and in those write three small changes you can make to help you reach your goals. Here’s an example of ours.
Goal of the Game:
Make shots into the trash can to reach the score of 21