Advice For Activism in The Trump Era From Bill Ayers

Subject: Activism; Racial Equality
Themes: 19th Century 21st Century Civil Rights The Arts Young Activists
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Teacher Tools

Activist and educator Bill Ayers has created a graphic piece about the history of activism in America and why activism still matters. Presented in a format easily accessible by students, young and old, the message resonates and motivates.

"History has surprised folks, and it can again. Be the surprise!"

For a number of years Ayers, one of the great educators of this era, has been working with the illustrator Ryan Alexander-Tanner to produce lessons, curriculum and books about educational theory in the form of illustrated comics. 

View Ayer's graphic essay at