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Lesson Plan: MLK Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and the Capitol Hill Riot

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Use this lesson plan to discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading

Educator Voice: Voices on teaching the insurrection at the Capitol

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PBS NewsHour EXTRA held a Zoom with educators, staff and students, on Jan. 7, just one day after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building.…read more

Daily News Lesson: Capitol attack forces reckoning with radical, right-wing political factions

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Discuss why extremist violence is a threat and what’s being done to counter it. Continue reading

Classroom resource: Dr. Yohuru Williams on using history to teach the Capitol Riots

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In this NewsHour lesson, Dr. Yohuru Williams delves into the historical context of the riot in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Insurrections in American History: 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries

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To discuss after the mob violence at the Capitol on January 6th: How are race and class connected to insurrections in the history of our country? Continue reading

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