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In 1960, four men initiated lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, which served as a blueprint for the wave of nonviolent civil rights protests that would later sweep the nation.
In 1994, close to one million people were killed in a planned and systematic genocide in Rwanda, the largest systematic murder of a single race since the Holocaust.
This guide provides strategies designed to help you navigate these challenging times and support your students to develop effective skills for participation in the classroom and the wider community.
The ideas and tools in this guide will help you prepare students to engage in reflective conversations on topics that matter, whether you are in a remote, hybrid, or in-person setting.
This film examines the climate of segregation and state-sanctioned violence that led to the racially motivated Birmingham church bombing in 1963, which resulted in the death of four young girls.
The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called the Freedom Riders who creatively challenged segregation in the American South in 1961.
This film tells the complex and compelling history of the Mississippi voter registration struggles of 1961-1964: the interracial nature of the campaign, the tensions and conflicts, the fears and hopes.
This guide contains a flexible collection of activities, readings, lessons, and strategies designed to help you develop a meaningful civic education experience in your classroom.
Expelled from their homeland by the Nazis, many German-Jewish scholars came to the US and found new lives and careers at all-Black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South.
Trace Eleanor Roosevelt's development into a renowned human rights leader and her pivotal role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with this resource.
Could you forgive the people who slaughtered your family? After the genocide of 1994, the Rwandan government held hearings with citizen-judges meant to try their neighbors and rebuild the nation.
After WWII, a migration of African Americans from the rural South to the North took place. Four million black people created a dynamic urban culture outside the South, changing America forever.