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Muslim American students face high rates of bullying

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Some 50 percent of all Muslim students in the U.S. have been bullied by their peers, surveys by the civil rights group Center on American-Islamic group suggest. Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Lesson Plans and Activities

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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

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Meet some of the women candidates who preceded Hillary Clinton for president

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While Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, previous female candidates have also sought the nation’s highest office. Continue reading

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Clues to Queen Nefertiti’s Hidden Tomb – Lesson Plan

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Could the famous ancient Egyptian queen secretly be hidden behind the tomb of her son, King Tut? Explore new developments in Egyptology and find out how archeologists may have recently uncovered clues about the location of Queen Nefertiti’s remains. Continue reading

Anita Hill, the subject of the film "Anita" poses for a photo during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: PORTRAIT ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR3CT1R

Anita Hill’s legacy continues in new HBO movie

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Twenty-five years ago, Anita Hill testified about sexual harassment she said she experienced from then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Continue reading

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