Civil Rights Movement

Educator Voice: Why “There is no better superhero – fictional or not” than John Lewis

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Photo courtesy: Top Shelf Productions   by Tim Smyth, social studies teacher, Wissahickon High School, Ambler, Pennsylvania As someone who travels the country giving professional development workshops…read more

The life and legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Continue reading

The March on Washington: Five Teacher Resources

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This is a collection of five resources to examine the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

How the U.S. women’s World Cup victory is the perfect civics lesson

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students will learn about the U.S. women’s soccer World Cup victory and how it is also a good civics lesson. Continue reading

20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month

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Bayard Rustin, seen here in 1964 surrounded by young people before a demonstration, was a a civil rights and a gay rights activist and chief…read more

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