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The Mutiny on the Amistad

Rising Up: the Talladega murals – Lesson Plan and Digital Student Guide

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On a moonless night in July 1839, several enslaved Africans unshackled themselves and crept up to the deck of La Amistad where they attacked and…read more

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Photos capture collision of military and civilian life

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Photographer Jennifer Karady captures the intersection of civilian and military worlds in the lives of returning veterans. Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei asks, “What is freedom?” in new exhibit

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A new art installation in America’s most notorious prison asks viewers to reconsider their concept of freedom. Continue reading

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Seven deadly sins art scavenger hunt – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction Each year the festival of Mardis Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before the Christian…read more

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Maya Lin Shares Her New Project

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Architect Maya Lin, famous for designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., when she was 21 years old, has a new exhibit called “Systematic…read more

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