Civil Rights

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by Todd MacDonald
  • 0 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Learn about the development of Civil Rights with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds.
Imagine living in a world where different skin colors are celebrated, where gender is not a controversy, and where disabilities are always respected. Such a world would be one that recognized ‘civil rights’.
Civil rights are people’s rights to be equal, regardless of race, religion, gender, and disabilities. In democratic countries, civil rights are also known as “natural rights.” They are called natural rights because many people in these democratic countries believe that fundamentally all humans are born equal. The idea of civil rights is very old. Perhaps one of the first people to write about civil rights was the ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle. He believed that good citizens were citizens who took turns ruling and being ruled.
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iMindsJNR offers 6 main categories for ages 7-14years including General Knowledge, Geography & Nature, Famous People, Science & Math, The Arts and History.
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Audible Editor Reviews

Civil Rights may seem like too sweeping a subject to cover in six minutes, but iMinds excels at packing a lot of information into a short span of time without rendering a listener overwhelmed. In this compact segment geared toward young people between the ages of seven and 14, Australian actor Todd MacDonald tells the story of natural rights, tracing the concept back to Aristotle. He gives more time to the United States, but also travels around the world to New Zealand, India, and South Africa to introduce kids to such luminaries as Gandhi and Mandela. Appropriate music selections back up MacDonald's warm and adept performance, which covers subjects as diverse as Helen Keller and the United Nations.


What the Critics Say

"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds