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Category: history


“Selma Online”: Free Online Teaching Resource

As the opening line of the website says: “Selma Online is more than a history lesson.  It’s a call to action to learn about democracy, civil rights, and the need to safeguard voting equality … in every generation.”  Created by…

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The Racial Justice of Albert Einstein

In honor of Albert Einstein’s birthday March 14 (also known as Pi Day) let us remember his strong commitment to racial justice for African Americans, including his friendship with Paul Robeson with whom he advocated for anti-lynching laws. As well…

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Charlottesville, VA Liberation and Freedom Day, March 3

For the first time since World War II, Charlottesville won’t honor Thomas Jefferson’s birthday this spring. Instead, on Tuesday, the city will celebrate the demise of slavery with a new holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, commemorating the arrival of Union…

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Lost Souls Public Memorial Project

The Lost Souls Project of East Brunswick, New Jersey has a new website; click here to view, learn, and donate to support it.  The Project was included in the recent New York Times Magazine article, “They Sold Human Beings Here”…

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New Jersey Education Association Reinforces its Commitment to Implementing the Amistad Curriculum

At this past week’s New Jersey Education Association Convention, Gov. Phil Murphy joined NJEA President Marie Blistan and others “to highlight work being done to integrate New Jersey’s Amistad Curriculum more deeply into our public schools.”  Also “announced [was] the…

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