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Questlove documentary spotlights 1969 Harlem concert series featuring music greats

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Find out why one contemporary musician pushed to make a movie out of lost concert footage from decades ago Continue reading

Lesson plan: After helping Pilgrims, today’s Wampanoag tribe fight for their ancestral lands

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Have students examine current issues facing the Wampanoag people, the ancestors of the Native American tribes who welcomed and helped the Pilgrims. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Explore art and movement inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series

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Engage in a “close reading” of a timeless Jacob Lawrence painting through art-making, observation and analysis Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: New PBS doc explores the history of Confederate statues

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Hear from a comedian and journalist about what Confederate monuments mean in one community Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Why so-called ‘critical race theory’ has become a flashpoint in some public schools

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Discuss the recent push to frame ‘critical race theory’ as dangerous in schools Continue reading

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