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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.
We see how trauma survivors transform their own lives by transforming the lives of others in this documentary about four people finding common ground in their journey to recovery.
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.
High school student Eve Shalen reflects on an experience she had in eighth grade, when her need to belong affected the way she treated one of her classmates.
One day, a bear awakens to find himself in the midst of civilization. Interpretations abound in this excellent catalyst for discussion of the individual in society.
Pioneering African American journalists, known as the ‘Black Press,’ documented life for millions of people who were otherwise ignored, giving voice to Black America.
Bill Moyers traces the childhoods and early careers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, illustrating the paths by which they rose to respective pinnacles of power.
In 1970, Jane Elliott, a third grade teacher in a small Iowa town, divided her class into two groups for a lesson in discrimination--one group being superior to the other.
After 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was found savagely beaten and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming, the town was forced to confront itself in the reflective glare of national spotlight.
African American soldiers in WWII combated racism both in the segregated military and on the home front, and were among the first liberators to enter concentration camps.