Power and Pride - The Origins of Pride Month

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Course features
  • Self-paced & Interactive
  • Device Independent
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Resources
  • 40 mins
Course overview
June 28, 1969, was a pivotal day in history. In the early hours of the morning, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular Greenwich Village bar catering to LGBTQ+ customers. Decades of escalating, state-sanctioned harassment led officers to expect everyone to leave quietly as usual.

But if that had happened, it wouldn’t have made history.

Decades of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community, cultural shifts in the 1960s, and good troublemaking led to that fateful night at Stonewall. You’ll learn how the events on June 28 became a catalyst for change and a symbol for LGBTQ+ rights that evolved into today’s Pride festivals and marches. This course explores the key events and personalities in the United States that ultimately shaped a global movement.

Course ID: ML_DEI_001

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Certification included
On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, to showcase the skills gained through this course. 

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