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Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

In 1957, nine black teenagers faced the threat of angry mobs when they attempted to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. On Monday, March 14, 2016 (11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) a workshop for teachers will be held …

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Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Award-winning teacher Emily E. Smith describes the lesson one of her students taught her that changed how she teaches.  “[M]y children knew about white privilege before I did. The closest I could ever come was empathy. My curriculum from then…

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Online Resources for Teaching Ferguson and Beyond

Librarians Nicole Pagowsky and Niamh Wallace at the University of Arizona created a guide to resources about the killing of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson, Missouri.  In addition, they list sources on critical race theory, media coverage, and…

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#FergusonSyllabus

At the annual meeting of the American Historical Association on Monday, January 5, during a session called “Understanding Ferguson: Race, Power, Protest and the Past,” a panel of historians said “they’ve got an obligation to help students and society at large understand…

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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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