This unit uses the 10 Questions Framework to explore two examples of youth activism: the 1963 Chicago schools boycott and the present-day movement against gun violence launched by Parkland students.
In this unit students come to understand the nonviolent social change model practiced throughout the 1950s and 1960s by American civil rights activists.
Help students become informed and effective civic participants in today's digital landscape. This unit is designed to develop students' critical thinking, news literacy, civic engagement, and social-emotional skills and competencies.
Help students understand that their voices are integral to the story of the United States with six lesson plans that investigate individual and national identity.
Dr. Clayborne Carson and Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute discuss the newly curated collection of MLK speeches, A Time to Break Silence.
Join Laura Tavares, Senior Program Associate, and Dan Sigward, Researcher and Curriculum Writer, as they discuss teaching with the ebook, Give Bigotry No Sanction.
During this webinar Dr. Sybil Hampton, Central High School class of 1962, joins course facilitator Caroline Berz to answer course participant questions about the era of integration at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
This Explainer defines the term political polarization and provides information on how it impacts US politics and society.