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Lesson Not Learned: “America To Me” Documents Why Race Has Everything To Do With Education

Focusing on the documentary “America to Me,” about race relations at the high school in the affluent town of Oak Park, Illinois, on his program 1a, Joshua Johnson hosts: Charles Donalson Former student, Oak Park-River Forest High School in Oak…

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“The Tuskegee of the North”

Anne Levin recounts the history of The Bordentown School–Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth, which was set on 400 acre and which combined a high level academic program with learning a trade.  In an interview, John Medley, a…

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Celebration of Self-Directed Learning Honoring Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo of CHOOSE, May 5, 2018

The Learning Cooperatives’ annual Celebration of Self-Directed Learning will be recognizing the amazing work of Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo who co-founded CHOOSE while still in high school, an organization dedicated to providing the tools to discuss race and work…

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Long-Running Black History Show in a Library Basement

After scanning the timeline of Black history events that was distributed at meetings of the People’s Organization for Progress in Newark, NJ, and realizing that there were many people and events she did not know, Sandra Hayward determined that she…

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Teaching the Hard History of American Slavery

As Black History Month begins, the Southern Poverty Law Center has published a report that “shows our schools are failing to teach the hard history of African enslavement.”  Read the report and take a quiz testing how much you know…

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