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Maya Angelou

Personal Reflections on the Poetry of Maya Angelou – Lesson Plan

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Students will watch and read Maya Angelou’s poem, “On the Pulse of Morning,” then analyze and reflect on the words of this Renaissance woman. Continue reading

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Striking a balance between new and old in Havana

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As Cuba and the U.S. reopen diplomatic relations, some fear that new development and tourism in Havana could threaten the city’s vibrant architectural heritage. Continue reading

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Censorship still apparent as Cuba forges place in the art world

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As the U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic ties, artists in Cuba continue to face censorship by a socialist government. Continue reading

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Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

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By Douglas Ray Main lesson plan Subject English Estimated Time One class period, plus extension activities Grade Level 10 – 12 Materials Computer and Internet access Poem…read more

Understanding Cuban revolution through poetry – Class Activity

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By Gabby Shacknai and Corinne Segal Omar Pérez is a Cuban poet, translator, essayist and the son of the well-known Argentine revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara,…read more

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