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Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Today’s Daily News Story discusses sexual harassment in the workplace as it pertains to revelations surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading

Movie director hopes teens will see themselves in Justice Thurgood Marshall’s story

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The movie “Marshall” captures the iconic justice Thurgood Marshall in his youth before he became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

Harriet Tubman’s home designated as National Park

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The National Park Service recently made Harriet Tubman’s home in Auburn, New York a national park, celebrating the later chapters of her life. Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr. Day classroom resources

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Examine Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with these lesson plans and videos. Continue reading

To Vote or Not to Vote – Lesson Plan

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Why is voting an important responsibility for citizens? Less than 60 percent of eligible voters voted in the 2012 general election. Yet, for other Americans, voting is a very meaningful, almost sacred duty. In this lesson, students will view three short films that explore the importance of voting. Continue reading

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