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Better This World examines some of the controversial issues surrounding the FBI's use of informants in grassroots political organizations. How much do you know about the FBI's vast network of spies? Take our quiz and find out.
In this lesson, students will consider Arendt's concept of "the banality of evil" in the case of the mass killings in Indonesia in 1965-66.
This lesson provides an opportunity to practice respectful dialogue. Using film clips that humanize a topic that is often obscured by well-rehearsed rhetoric, students will examine the complex rationales for U.S. laws governing abortion.
In this lesson, students will interpret the text of the declaration for themselves, and they'll do so having looked at the story from the perspective of a real family whose members were displaced.
In this lesson, students will practice listening, research and discussion skills as they analyze American race relations and issues of political representation. The investigation will use a recent New Orleans City Council election as a case study.
Explore the books written by American Revolutionary's Grace Lee Boggs — handpicked by Boggs herself — and the texts that inspired and shaped her philosophy and activism.
In this lesson, students will consider competing strategies used by civil rights leaders in the 1960s and look at tensions between supporters of Malcolm X's Black Nationalism and supporters of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s philosophy of non-violent resistance.