Universities across the nation have focused increasingly on promoting diversity, to the point of including this goal in their mission statements. Additionally, millennial students come to college anxious to learn about diversity. This paper presents a lesson plan built around the musical Hamilton. The activity teaches public relations students in a writing class persuasion and rhetoric skills. It has a dual purpose of introducing diversity, the topic of privilege and its role in American culture.
"“The Room Where It Happens”: Teaching Diversity in the Classroom,"
Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence: Vol. 1:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/jete/vol1/iss1/8
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