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Born out of centuries of conflict and experimentation, America's public school system is one of the nation's most significant--but still evolving--achievements.
This documentary recounts the history of a group of African American men who were victims of a racist mishap of justice that became a national controversy.
A 13-year-old boy launches a campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gays.
During the bloody marches of 1965 in Selma, Alabama, a startling new group of leaders joined the battle for civil rights: African American and white Catholic nuns.
This feature film dramatizes the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominantly Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois in 1978.
In 1978, the American Nazi Party attempted to march in Skokie, Illinois, a community of many Holocaust survivors. This film examines what happens when two strongly held values collide.
This documentary challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation.
The song “Strange Fruit” was written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish schoolteacher, to protest lynching, but did not become popular until it was later recorded by Billie Holiday.
Use this guide to help students examine the devastating events in three US communities where African Americans were driven out by violent mobs in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Use this guide to Jeanne Wakatsuki's memoir about the forced relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II to develop students' literacy skills and increase understanding of this history.
Use this resource to transform how you teach Harper Lee’s novel by integrating historical context, documents, and sources that reflect the African American voices absent from Mockingbird's narration.
Use this guide to Melba Pattillo Beals' memoir about the desegregation of Little Rock High School to develop literacy skills and teach about the civil rights movement.