Students learn about the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and reflect on the the relationship between identity, dignity, and community membership.
After viewing the documentary film Regret to Inform, students examine the impact of the Vietnam War on the lives of war widows from all sides of the conflict.
Students learn about the challenges Lemkin faced from the international legal community, including its lack of sufficient language to talk about crimes against humanity and civilization.
Where do we see educational inequity in our schools today, and what are its historical underpinnings? Where do misunderstandings about achievement, intelligence, and fitness come from? What are the roots of intelligence testing and how do they impact us today? And, how do we as educators grapple with what this history means for our work in schools?