Experience Facing History

  • Equal Justice Initiative has released a sobering report on lynching in America. Here are guiding questions and resources educators and caregivers can use when talking to young people about this history and its legacy in their own lives.
  • Democracy is not a product but a work in progress. Our “Choices in Little Rock” teaching unit explores the civic choices of those heros and antagonists who participated in the events that occurred at Central High School in 1957.
  • How did America’s first president, George Washington, deal with issues of religious diversity? Our lesson plans on religious freedom and democracy let you bring this vital conversation to your classroom.
  • We’ve pulled together discussion questions and resources to help you talk about Best Picture nominee "Selma" with young people.
  • A fresh approach to teaching Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” our “Teaching Mockingbird” Guide and companion website let you quickly access classroom-ready activities, primary source documents, and teaching strategies.

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