racism

How to break down stereotypes

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn how representation in work, school and pop culture makes a difference to young people. Continue reading

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

Learn about Toni Morrison’s life and literary legacy

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison who died at age 88 on Aug. 5, 2019. Continue reading

Racism, coded language and the “politics of distraction” in U.S. history

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Use this NewsHour lesson to discuss how President Trump’s tweets serve the “politics of distraction” and how racist language has been used as an intentional device to divide the country throughout U.S. history. Continue reading

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