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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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Black History Month resources for the classroom

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Underground Railroad Scene by Hale Woodruff courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Commemorate Black History Month in your classroom with 20 lesson plans and resources that…read more

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From Selma to Montgomery: An introduction to the 1965 marches

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Help students gain background information on the marches that formed a cornerstone of the civil rights movement. Continue reading

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“Everything was on fire” – ‘Selma’ director aims to capture spirit of civil rights moment

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“Selma,” the first feature film to focus on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is inspiring discussions about the civil rights movement and artistic interpretations of history. Continue reading

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Youth explain why they march in the current protests

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Groups peacefully protesting the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown aim for justice and systemic change in police conduct. Continue reading

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