Explore South Africa’s tumultuous history from the early interactions between white European settlers and native African tribes to the implementation of apartheid and the long struggle for democracy.
Explore our online resource on the Indian Residential Schools and their long-lasting effects on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.
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On October 26, 2014 Nate Leipciger was honoured by Facing History and Ourselves at an event in Toronto. Nate Leipciger is a Holocaust survivor and a committed leader in Holocaust education.
The IDP grant gives middle and high school History, Government, Civics, and ELA educators in the greater New York City metro area access to professional development and materials valued at more than $10,000.
The full text of a law prohibiting marriage between two persons of different races in 1913. This text is part of the resource Resistance to Anti-Miscegenation Laws .
Eloise Gordon is an 8th grade student at Stanley British Primary School in Denver, Colorado. On May 8, 2013, she addressed teachers, students, and community members at the fifth annual Facing History and Ourselves Benefit Dinner in Denver. At the event, she talked about how studying the Holocaust in her Facing History and Ourselves class helped her connect with her own personal history. Below is an edited version of her speech.
In the description of the incident, and in interviews with some of the key people involved, a girl named Tina is mentioned various times. Although Tina played an important role in the ostracism that occurred among the seventh grade girls, she was not included in the interviews conducted as part of the Harvard/Facing History and Ourselves research study. The reason for this omission is that there were two eighth grade Language Arts sections in the school and Tina was in the section in which we were conducting interviews. All of the five other girls were in the other section where we were conducting interviews.
Two Facing History alumni bond over their past experience with the program.