We’re saying thank you to the teachers who nurture democracy in their classrooms every day.
Student author Neha describes how activist and education advocate Malala Yousafzai made her rethink the opportunities in her own community to be an upstander and make a difference. Learn more in this scholarship-winning essay from Facing History's 2017 student essay contest.
Tips and inspiration from divided societies and fragile democracies around the world who have experienced divisive elections.
Here are a few of the words that the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added in 2013: twerk, selfie, and srsly (short-hand for seriously).
The 1965 Voting Rights Act sheds light on today's conversation about voter fraud.
Students, though they often study immigration in school, rarely get the opportunity to share their own stories of immigration – or to do so on film.
So a Facing History and Ourselves teacher and a filmmaker set out to change that.
Sonari Glinton, a black journalist, recalls how Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, advised him to never forget the struggles of his past.
Three teachers share how they worked science lessons into their unit on Race and Membership.
On May 7th, 2007, the prosecution issued arrest warrants against Ahmad Harun, the Minister of State for Humanitarian Affairs of Sudan, and Ali Kushayb, an alleged leader of the Janjaweed militia.Six months later the government of Sudan still adamantly refused to hand over the indicted men to face trial in the Hague. While the ICC has no authority to make arrests, ICC member nations do have the power to arrest individuals indicted by the ICC. Harun and Kushayb have remained in Sudan where they are safe from arrest. When Moreno-Ocampo presented his semi-annual report to the UN Security Council in December 2007, he argued passionately that these men need to be arrested to protect the victims of violence in Darfur and to send a signal to the Sudanese government that their crimes would not be tolerated by the international community.