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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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Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry

Need help in responding to slurs and discriminatory statements you hear from your family, friends, colleagues, supervisors, classmates, teachers, or even strangers?  The Southern Poverty Law Center gives examples of situations and responses.

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Voices in the Family: youth speaks on civil rights

Voices in the Family , a radio program on WHYY, hosted a discussion of how civil rights history is (or isn’t) taught in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. This program, available by podcast, could inform the Continuing Conversations on Race discussion on…

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Perspectives for a Diverse America from Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, just published a complete K-12 literacy-based, anti-bias curriculum, something badly needed in ALL schools in America.

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