In Montgomery, Alabama, County Police Chief Kevin Murphy recognized that many of his younger police officers were not aware of the turbulent civil rights history of their city. Continue reading
In Montgomery, Alabama, County Police Chief Kevin Murphy recognized that many of his younger police officers were not aware of the turbulent civil rights history of their city. Continue reading →
The Civil Rights Movement did not begin suddenly in the 1960s, nor was it a short battle. To understand the enormity of the famous March on Washington, we compiled a timeline of major civil rights events in the 100 years leading up to August 20, 1963. Continue reading →
Students will learn about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and watch clips from the movie Selma. Most importantly, students will think critically about sources of information. Continue reading →
Students will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech and explore themes such as the social conditions in the U.S. that led to the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading →
This lesson on discrimination is designed for middle and high school students with intellectual disabilities. It is designed specifically for students who have difficulty with verbal and written expression. Continue reading →
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President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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May 5, 2016, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the Holocaust, engaging lesson plans and information to help students take steps to move forward without forgetting the past. Continue reading →Day of RemembranceHolocaustJudaismReligionsocial justiceSocial Studies
While visiting refugee camps on the Greek Island of Lesbos in April, Pope Francis announced that three Syrian families would return with him to Rome for resettlement.
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Three years ago, Pulitzer-winning journalist Paul Salopek began a decade-long journey around the world on foot. Continue reading →AfricaancestorEden Walkhuman originsOut of EdenPaul SalopekSilk Road
Last month, North Carolina lawmakers passed House Bill 2 requiring people to use the public bathroom matching the gender on their birth certificate. Continue reading →bathroom billboycottdiscriminationLGBTNorth Carolinatransgender