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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

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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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Saving Syrian culture under siege

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In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading

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Raising the next generation of artists in Baltimore

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“Music is something that I love. It’s my passion, it’s what I do. And no one can take that from me. And I can’t wait to see where that takes me in life.” Continue reading

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Amistad slave rebellion lives on through Talladega murals

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A series of paintings by African-American artist Hale Woodruff gives a new view to the story of a slave rebellion. Continue reading

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